At Saturday’s Coronavirus Task Force Briefing, President Donald Trump said that the government was using “every power, every authority, every single resource we’ve got” to get America past the coronavirus pandemic as quickly as possible, repeatedly insisting that the country needed to get back to work.
The president had originally mentioned Easter, April 12, as a goal for easing social distancing guidelines and reopening the economy, but announced late last month that the federal government was now advising to keep those restrictions in place until at least April 30.
“We want to finish this war,” said Trump. “We have to get back to work.”
“We have to open our country again,” he said repeatedly. “We don’t want