Trump is considering quarantining parts of the Northeast

Trump is considering quarantining parts of the Northeast
Donald Trump, White House lawn (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – This may be a step too far.]

President Donald Trump told reporters on Saturday that he considering quarantining parts of the Northeast as a way of mitigating the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus. As it currently stands, New York City is America’s hotbed for the spread of the disease. As of Saturday at 10 a.m. EST, the Big Apple has 29,158 cases with 517 deaths.

“Should anyone who lives in a state that has a governor that you’re not getting along with well be concerned at all?” a reporter asked the president.

“So, I think, really, most of the governors are very appreciative. As I said, I just spoke with [New York State Governor] Andrew Cuomo. I just spoke with [Florida Governor] Ron DeSantis. We’re thinking about certain things.  Some people would like to see New York quarantined because it’s a hotspot – New York, New Jersey,” Trump explained outside of Air Force Once.

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