US President Donald Trump listens during a White House meeting with banking industry executives about the coronavirus on Wednesday. Photo: AP US President Donald Trump listens during a White House meeting with banking industry executives about the coronavirus on Wednesday. Photo: AP
US President Donald Trump listens during a White House meeting with banking industry executives about the coronavirus on Wednesday. Photo: AP

politico | Trump fears emergency declaration would contradict coronavirus message

  • US president is concerned such a move would hamper his narrative that the coronavirus is similar to the seasonal flu
  • Trump is especially sensitive to variations in the stock market, which has taken a beating amid the outbreak

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
US President Donald Trump listens during a White House meeting with banking industry executives about the coronavirus on Wednesday. Photo: AP US President Donald Trump listens during a White House meeting with banking industry executives about the coronavirus on Wednesday. Photo: AP
US President Donald Trump listens during a White House meeting with banking industry executives about the coronavirus on Wednesday. Photo: AP
READ FULL ARTICLE