BREAKING: President Trump To Address Nation Concerning Coronavirus This Evening
Trump Announces Coronavirus News Conference
President Donald Trump praised his administration’s response to the coronavirus crisis Wednesday before announcing on Twitter that he would hold a press conference to address the nation on the issue at 6 p.m. ET.
The president, in an earlier tweet, said he had meetings and calls, as well as a briefing, scheduled during the day to deal with the issue.
Trump’s comments came a day after one of the top officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned that health experts expect the coronavirus to spread in the United States.
The CDC on Tuesday warned the American public to prepare for an an outbreak of the disease, which has spawned more than 80,000 cases around the world but relatively few so far in the U.S.
But before he flew home from India on Tuesday, Trump said the coronavirus situation is “very well under control in our country.”