President Donald Trump has placed more pressure on states to reopen for business despite continuing concerns about the coronavirus.
“I don’t think people are going to stand for it” in states that do not resume normal activities quickly, the president told reporters as he toured a Michigan automotive plant repurposed to produce ventilators for COVID-19 patients.
All 50 states have announced plans to reopen at least partially following shutdowns that have crippled the American economy. If there is a second wave of the coronavirus, “we’re not closing our country,” Trump vowed.
In a speech to the workers at Ford Motor Co.’s Rawsonville Components Plant, the president said, “a permanent lockdown is not a strategy for a healthy state or a healthy country.”
The country is poised “for an epic comeback,” the president said. Read more at VOA News.