US President Donald Trump meets with bankers at the White House on Wednesday to discuss the coronavirus response. Photo: EPA-EFE US President Donald Trump meets with bankers at the White House on Wednesday to discuss the coronavirus response. Photo: EPA-EFE
US President Donald Trump meets with bankers at the White House on Wednesday to discuss the coronavirus response. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus and plunging stock markets in election year pose double-barrel threat unlike any Donald Trump has faced

  • The US president’s political fortunes could depend on how he is seen as leader in a time of crisis, and the early reviews have not been good
  • Traditionally, American leaders have helped build consensus and devise a coordinated approach to global crises, but that could be difficult for Trump

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
US President Donald Trump meets with bankers at the White House on Wednesday to discuss the coronavirus response. Photo: EPA-EFE US President Donald Trump meets with bankers at the White House on Wednesday to discuss the coronavirus response. Photo: EPA-EFE
US President Donald Trump meets with bankers at the White House on Wednesday to discuss the coronavirus response. Photo: EPA-EFE
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