Mark Penn: America needs a 60-day plan to battle virus and save our economy

Mark Penn: America needs a 60-day plan to battle virus and save our economy
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[Ed. – Unfortunately, easier said than done.]

It’s time for the Trump administration to take the next steps now to stop the uncertainty gripping America by adopting a responsible 60-day plan for both retarding the coronavirus and saving our economy.

America can go on lockdown for a month or more, but those days need to be used to prepare to emerge and get back to the essentials of daily life. We have to defeat the coronavirus, not let the virus defeat us.

The back-to-work plan must ensure certainty regarding: plans to deal with liquidity to avoid another full-blown financial crisis, programs to encourage retention of employees during the crisis and benefits for those laid off, and confidence in the health care system. …

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Right now we are led by a group of health care experts who have little understanding of the economy, and a group of economists with little understanding of health care.

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