by Mike ‘Mish’ Shedlock
In his address tonight on the coronavirus, President Trump says we are “Very, very ready for this, for anything.”
Administration defends its handling of the outbreak as lawmakers say more money is needed beyond the president’s $2.5 billion spending plan.
The Wall Street Journal reports President Trump Puts Vice President Pence In Charge of Virus Response.
President Trump said the risk to Americans from coronavirus remains very low, and he put Vice President Mike Pence in charge of federal response efforts as concern about the outbreak grew among lawmakers and as cities nationwide made fresh preparations.