Check out The China Report, our new weekly newsletter. Trump proceeded to show reporters the mask he had allegedly worn moments before away from cameras, saying: "I think I look better in the mask". But Texas, North Carolina, and Arizona registered spiking numbers of patients as they tried to reopen.
- Trump says that he would like to see another round of stimulus funding, but would not offer specifics on what he would like to see in future legislation.
In a worst-case scenario, COVID-19's virus curve could mimic the deadliest pandemic in American history, the Spanish Flu.
"This is a transparent President and I think that's something you should be lauding rather than questioning as to why he chose to tweet this". Other Ford executives and White House officials were masked.
However, the president is tested daily, and said on Thursday that he had tested negative.
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The company reported revenue of $1.65 billion compared to $2.63 billion a year ago, with total net sales decreasing 37%. It expects its sanitizer products to grow into a $300 million business this year - up from $100 million last year.
Trump's visit also comes amid tensions over federal resources for MI, which has been hit by devastating floods.
Trump, seeking re-election on November 3, has urged states to loosen coronavirus restrictions so the battered USA economy can recover, even as public health experts warn premature easing of restrictions could spark a second wave of infections.
Also during the Ford visit, Trump refused to wear a mask in front of the press, and then made this questionable comment.
A Trump adviser said a mid-June timetable might be too optimistic, that it might have to wait until after the July 4 holiday.
Trump is not wearing a mask because he is insecure about how he would look. Campaign advisers have grown increasingly anxious about MI, believing that the president's attacks on Whitmer have not worked and that the toll the virus has taken in the Detroit area, particularly among African Americans, will prove costly politically.
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As of 10:30 am on May 22, Ontario is reporting 24,628 cases of the novel coronavirus in the province. The province says 1,993 people have died of the disease, while another 18,509 cases have resolved.
The president has been warned that the 2020 race is going to be much tougher than his surprise victory in 2016.
Whitmer was not expected to accompany Trump during the visit.
Trump addressed Whitmer briefly during his speech, saying he had a "great" conversation with her regarding the recent floods in mid-Michigan. "We got to get our churches open".
Trump on Wednesday said he and Whitmer in their call discussed the coronavirus pandemic and the catastrophic flooding and mass evacuations caused by the failure of dams in the state's central region - not his tweeted threat to withhold federal money.
This official said the campaign was aiming for as early as mid-June to hold a rally, with preferred locations in battleground states like Wisconsin, Florida, Pennsylvania and MI.
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The agency also estimates that 40% of coronavirus transmission is occurring before people actually feel sick. Before, researchers originally thought the virus could live on some surfaces for up to three days.