Trump says won't allow long-lasting damage to economy from virus

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he will not allow the coronavirus to do long-lasting damage to the U.S

Reuters March 24, 2020 05:05:25 IST
Trump says won't allow long-lasting damage to economy from virus

Trump says wont allow longlasting damage to economy from virus

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he will not allow the coronavirus to do long-lasting damage to the U.S. economy and that he would consider how to move forward after a 15-day shutdown ends next week.

"America will again and soon be open for business," Trump told a news conference at the White House. He added: "We are not going to let it turn into a long-lasting financial problem."

(Reporting By Jeff Mason, Alexandra Alper, Steve Holland, Lisa Lambert, Makini Brice and Sarah Lynch; Editing by Chris Reese)

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