Donald Trump, Boris Johnson and Emmanuel Macron have each now described the fight against coronavirus as a “war”. Trump describes himself as a “wartime president”. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has asked the public to support health workers, who he refers to as the “troops”.
It is time to show unity around the world instead of blaming each other (“World Health Organisation urges virus unity after Trump attack,” April 10, Gulf Today).
Foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian, in tweets last week in both Mandarin and English, suggested that "patient zero" in the global pandemic may have come from the United States — not the Chinese metropolis of Wuhan.
The move effectively seals off America's largest cities — New York, Los Angeles and Chicago — with the states of New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and Nevada following suit.
The White House was asking Congress on Tuesday to approve a sweeping emergency stimulus package to help businesses and taxpayers cope with the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic.
US President Donald Trump has tested negative for the novel coronavirus, the White House physician said on Saturday.
By the end of the day on Wednesday, March 18, the illness dubbed Covid-2019 by the World Health Organisation had killed at least 100 Americans.
It’s almost like there’s this demon in Washington and it keeps looking around for politicians with loose principles, incautious minds and a devotion to political profit. The creature got lucky the other day, happening on Senator Chuck Schumer, and sneakily stuffed words in his mouth. He then spouted them, actually, irrefutably, loudly threatening Supreme Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh with dire consequences if they didn’t decide the way he demanded on an abortion case.
President Donald Trump makes his disdain for California clear, lashing out at the Golden State as a “filthy dirty” and “horrible” outpost cursed by homelessness and wildfires. California, in turn, has challenged the Trump administration dozens of times on issues such as auto emissions, immigration and union dues.