Watch LIVE: Trump to Declare National Emergency to Fight Corona Virus at 3 PM EST
President Donald Trump will hold a press conference today before the markets closes for the weekend, where he plans to declare a national emergency Friday to allow more direct relief to Americans affected by the coronavirus, according to administration officials.
The move will help open up tens of billions of dollars to help fighting against the rapidly spreading pandemic.
Trump announced earlier in the day that he will hold a press conference Friday afternoon about the response to the coronavirus pandemic.
“I will be having a news conference today at 3:00 P.M., The White House. Topic: CoronaVirus!” Trump tweeted.
American Television News - ATN will be streaming Live from the White House President Donald Trump press conference at 3:00PM EST, 8:00PM UTC