Trump on coronavirus: Would love to have country open by Easter
President Trump discusses his barometer for gauging improvement on the coronavirus.
President Trump said he would "love to have the country opened up" by Easter on April 12 during Tuesday's virtual town hall with Fox News.
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"It's such an important day for other reasons, but I will make it an important day for this, too," Trump said. "I would love to have the country opened up, and just raring to go, by Easter."
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"There were theories we were going to stay out for four or five months," he said. "You destroy our country if you do a thing like that. We're going to be opening relatively soon. Our time comes up Monday or Tuesday … the allotted two weeks. We will stay a little longer than that. But we want to get open very soon."