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Watch: President Donald Trump provides update on coronavirus outbreak as US death toll tops 50,000

Republicans eager to lift lockdowns in states

President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Thursday, April 23, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Thursday, April 23, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) (Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

WASHINGTON – Watch as President Trump provides an update on the coronavirus outbreak in the United States.

Just Friday the president signed a $484 billion coronavirus relief package passed by Congress.

Read more: Trump signs $484 billion measure to aid employers, hospitals

The US death toll from the coronavirus reached a milestone of 50,000 Friday.

Democrats have been cautious about getting the economy reopen. Meanwhile, members of the republican party are pushing to get lockdowns on state’s lifted as soon as possibly citing economy damage.

Related: Republicans eager to reopen economy; Democrats more cautious

You can watch the president’s address here.


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