Trump tries to shift blame as virus outbreak rattles markets

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WASHINGTON (AP) — As global markets plunged amid growing fears about the coronavirus outbreak, President Donald Trump and his allies pulled from a familiar playbook Friday and blamed others for the slide. It's a challenging sell for a president who has lashed his fate to Wall Street like no other.

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Published on February 27, 2020 -  00:40
Trump says US ‘very, very ready’ to handle coronavirus as outbreak grows
US President Donald Trump has said the country is “very, very ready” to handle the coronavirus outbreak as a new case was confirmed in the country. The American leader said he had put Vice President Mike Pence in charge of the domestic response to the virus known as Covid-19 which he insisted would not necessarily become a pandemic. “This will end,” Mr Trump said of the outbreak at a White House news conference.

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