Trump preparing to invoke emergency powers over coronavirus

ANDREW TAYLOR, LISA MASCARO, JILL COLVIN and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is preparing to invoke emergency powers as the country struggles to contain the coronavirus outbreak, according to two people familiar with the planning who spoke on condition of anonymity. It was still unclear Friday, however, precisely what mechanism Trump would use to free up additional federal resources for testing and treatment as well as help those struggling with the economic impact. Trump is poised to speak at 3 p.m. at the White House. "Topic: CoronaVirus!" he tweeted. The move comes as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the Trump administration are laboring to finish a coronavirus aid package Friday that would fast-track federal aid to anxious Americans and calm
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