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Trump Says U.S. Isn’t ‘Built to Be Shut Down’ Over Virus

  • Fed’s James Bullard urged economic shutdown of three months
  • Trump predicts U.S. will be ‘open for business’ much sooner
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Trump Says America Will Be Open for Business Sooner Than 3-4 Months
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President Donald Trump said the American economy can’t remain slowed for too long to fight the coronavirus, declaring that the country “was not built to be shut down.”

“America will again, and soon, be open for business. Very soon,” Trump said. “A lot sooner than three or four months.”