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President Trump extends social distancing recommendation until April 30


This news story was published on March 30, 2020.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Donald Trump on Sunday held a press conference and extended the current social distancing recommendation until April 30, but this could pushed all the way through May as the Covid-19 illness caused by the coronavirus plagues the world.

The President, facing the grim reality that Covid-19 is taking a climbing death toll, said “If we can hold that number down … to 100,000, it’s a horrible number, maybe even less – we all, all together have done a very good job.” The number could climb higher than 200,000, some experts have said, and much higher if drastic measures are not implemented. The death peak in America may be reached by the end of April, it was said in the press conference.

Social distancing means closing businesses and keeping them closed for weeks if not months, no gatherings larger than 10 people, closing parks, and staying home. Only essential businesses like grocery stores and Hobby Lobby can remain open in many parts of the country.  Each state has been allowed to create their own rules and regulations.  Leaders is some states are pointing the finger at other states with big outbreaks or lax social distancing rules.

The consensus in America at this time is, this pandemic will get worse before is gets better.

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32 Responses to President Trump extends social distancing recommendation until April 30

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 1, 2020 at 8:57 pm

    What the world needs most is a vast social distance from the orange blob.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 1, 2020 at 2:20 am

    He is a rich man with a lot of friends. He’s a New Yorker. Gots a swag home in a big building. Loves gold. World traveler. Has a lot of hot looking women around him. Large family. First rate American Capitalist. And people love to hate on him. He’s also the President of the United States. Easy bet.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 31, 2020 at 11:25 am

    There is the far right, the far Left and the far wacko.
    Thank goodness most of us are somewhere in the middle.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 31, 2020 at 9:29 am

    The media are paying a price in lost reputation with the nation they claim to represent by reassuming the role of “adversary press” in a social crisis where, whatever one’s view of Donald Trump, the country wants the president to succeed.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 31, 2020 at 6:07 pm

      I believe that is exactly correct, and the rabid anti-Trump loons will never even accept this truth.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 31, 2020 at 9:28 am

    Trump has neither over- nor underestimated this foe. He has communicated honestly and regularly. He has put fear in a box, hope on public display. He and the vice president have offered grounds for calm, served as an example.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 31, 2020 at 9:28 am

    I am so sick of complainers, fear mongering, and People with just plain hate for our President. This is a time we need To stand together, Support each other, For the common good. To all the complainers, Whiners grow up. You would not last a day If you went through what Our President has been Through these last 3.5 years. Unless you Have better solutions and Know exactly what we, Are facing, shut the f—k up!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 31, 2020 at 9:08 am

    There are really only 15 people that will soon be 5.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 31, 2020 at 11:19 am

      ….but thats not what he said….Just ask him

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 31, 2020 at 2:41 am

    only one thing to say— all those that have trump shoved up their ass (good place for him) that say its a hoax, we can only hope that you get it. hoax’s don’t go around the world. amen

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 31, 2020 at 5:51 pm

      or come out of your ass once they have residency

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 30, 2020 at 6:13 pm

    But Trump said so and everyone believes him because he’s so good.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 30, 2020 at 6:15 pm

      hoax

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        Joe Reply Report comment

        March 30, 2020 at 7:12 pm

        live the dream catshit somebody come along and cover you up

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        March 30, 2020 at 10:11 pm

        Please, get the truth, instead of spreading the lies from the left wing liberals. That just makes you look like an idiot.

        How about some thing from The Daily Beast?
        How about this, “At a rally in South Carolina on Friday night, President Donald Trump said Democrats are trying to use the coronavirus to damage him—and called that “their new hoax.” ”
        Yes, it does say what was actually said. Not the liberal left talking heads.

        https://www.thedailybeast.com/trump-calls-democrats-coronavirus-criticism-a-new-hoax

        Would your narrow liberal mind prefer Snopes?


        What’s True

        During a Feb. 28, 2020, campaign rally in South Carolina, President Donald Trump likened the Democrats’ criticism of his administration’s response to the new coronavirus outbreak to their efforts to impeach him, saying “this is their new hoax.” During the speech he also seemed to downplay the severity of the outbreak, comparing it to the common flu.
        What’s False

        Despite creating some confusion with his remarks, Trump did not call the coronavirus itself a hoax.”

        https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/trump-coronavirus-rally-remark/

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 30, 2020 at 6:03 pm

    That SOB FAT SLOB should extend social distancing from him FOR LIFE!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 30, 2020 at 2:15 pm

    Wasn’t there a lot of social disobedience last year around this time. Marches/protests etc. Look what can happen in a year. People’s way of life all shot to hell. If it peaks in May in Iowa there will be no 4th of July parade either. Reaping the whirlwind!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 30, 2020 at 11:09 am

    but its all a hoax

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 30, 2020 at 2:23 pm

      The only hoax is people like you.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 30, 2020 at 10:08 pm

      Idiots like you perpetuate a lie from CNN. How about some thing from The Daily Beast?
      How about this, “At a rally in South Carolina on Friday night, President Donald Trump said Democrats are trying to use the coronavirus to damage him—and called that “their new hoax.” ”
      Yes, it does say what was actually said. Not the liberal left talking heads.

      https://www.thedailybeast.com/trump-calls-democrats-coronavirus-criticism-a-new-hoax

      Would your narrow liberal mind prefer Snopes?


      What’s True

      During a Feb. 28, 2020, campaign rally in South Carolina, President Donald Trump likened the Democrats’ criticism of his administration’s response to the new coronavirus outbreak to their efforts to impeach him, saying “this is their new hoax.” During the speech he also seemed to downplay the severity of the outbreak, comparing it to the common flu.
      What’s False

      Despite creating some confusion with his remarks, Trump did not call the coronavirus itself a hoax.”

      https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/trump-coronavirus-rally-remark/

      So, you can be a lieing POS like CNN and MSNBC, or quit spreading their lies.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        March 30, 2020 at 10:41 pm

        If you look at what he said, yes, he did say the virus was a Democratic hoax. Democratic? Yes. Hoax? Yes. The intent of the statement then was to say the virus was something cooked up by the Democrats so, in essence, he was saying the virus wasn’t a real threat but the Dems made it so. Therefore, it was a hoax.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          March 31, 2020 at 7:50 am

          BINGO!

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          March 31, 2020 at 8:03 am

          Stock up on Kleenex,crybaby, you’re going to just love November.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          March 31, 2020 at 8:21 am

          Hey, idiot, he said, “Now the Democrats are politicizing the coronavirus, you know that right? Coronavirus, they’re politicizing it.”

          A few minutes later, he said, “One of my people came up to me and said, “Mr. President, they tried to beat you on Russia, Russia, Russia.” That didn’t work out too well. They couldn’t do it. They tried the impeachment hoax. That was on a perfect conversation. They tried anything. They tried it over and over. They’d been doing it since you got in. It’s all turning. They lost. It’s all turning. Think of it. Think of it. And this is their new hoax.”

          These are quotes from the transcript of that speech. It was given at a campaign rally in South Carolina on Feb. 28, 2020.

          Here is where you can find the transcript, but we know you won’t because it proves your(left wing liberal) BS as wrong.

          https://www.rev.com/blog/transcripts/donald-trump-charleston-south-carolina-rally-transcript-february-28-2020

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            Anonymous

            March 31, 2020 at 8:57 am

            You need to develop some comprehension skills. I took the quote right from the transcript. I interpreted it as it seems you don’t have the skills necessary to do so. He said it was a Democratic hoax, so he tried to dismiss the virus as a hoax perpetrated by the Dems. Keep up old man.

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            Anonymous

            March 31, 2020 at 6:19 pm

            Oh, that’s right… If somebody doesn’t see things thru your tired and repetitive ‘Orange Man Bad’ lens, they MUST lack comprehension skills. You have a lot of blubbering ahead of you (4-plus years) and you deserve every bit of it. Complain and suffer, suffer and complain..that’s your M.O.

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            @ Anonymous March 31, 2020 at 8:57 am

            April 1, 2020 at 10:16 am

            It seems that you’re the one needing to develop some comprehension skills. Without cherry picking just that snippet, your argument falls apart.
            Anyone that reads, at least above elementary level, is able to understand.
            Democrats are politicizing COVID- CHECK.
            Democrats have been trying everything they can to impede the Trump presidency- CHECK.
            In a speech, in SC, Trump said since the Democrats had run out of hoaxes, they would use COVID- CHECK.

            A 5th – 6th grader would have picked that up from the transcript, but, not a left wing nutjob Democrat, hell bent on making the US a socialist shit hole.