“We’re Pushing Her To Get The Job Done”: Trump Slams Michigan Governor Over Virus Response: Live Updates

Tuesday, March 17, 2020
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden
ZeroHedge.com
Tue, 03/17/2020

Summary:

Fed reportedly plans to throw vital lifeline to Commercial Paper market
WH planning $850 billion economic rescue package
2nd rescue package still stalled over Senates’ ‘minor’ changes.
Trump doubles down on “Chinese virus” phrasing after Beijing complains
Kentucky Derby postponed until September
Goldman says “world is in a recession”
Luxembourg declares ‘state of emergency’
Mick Mulvaney self-isolating in SC after niece had contact with Brazilian official
EU eases rules, allows some state aid to companies
France says deficit will blow out to 3.9%
NYC Mayor says “absolutely considering” shelter-in-place order
Amazon stops shipments of “non-essential” goods to warehouses
Moscow denies reports of citywide quarantine
Turkey jails 19 over ‘provocative’ social media posts
Spain turns away 500 cars after setting up border checkpoints
Pakistan reports first death
S&P warns “sudden economic stop” will trigger deep recession
Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson leave quarantine
Poland says minister has caught the virus
8 US banks access discount window
Trump slams Michigan’s Democratic Gov.
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Update (1020ET): Amazon has suspended shipments of “non-essential” goods to its warehouses, prompting groans from millions of quarantined Americans who were hoping to get some shopping done, at least.

In other news, Mick Mulvaney, the outgoing chief of staff, is in self-quarantine after his niece had contact with a Brazilian official who tested positive. Anything to avoid being shipped off to Northern Ireland…

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Update (0950ET): President Trump slams Michigan’s Democratic governor Gretchen Whitmer, claiming “we are pushing her to get the job done.”

Whitmer

Trump added that the White House is “working well with the governors and state officials.”

Around the world in Moscow, officials have denied reports about a nation-wide quarantine.

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