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President Trump has pledged to rebuild the US economy to honor those who have died from the coronavirus pandemic.
“We will rebuild it again in honor of all those who perished today,” Trump said on Saturday evening on Fox News “Justice with Justice Jeanine”.
Trump told host Jeanine Pirro that he expects the economy to rebound like a “rocket ship” – because of the will of the American public to return to work and $ 2 trillion in relief economic measures against federal coronaviruses.
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“And I think the stimulus, coupled with that pent-up demand and everyone who wants to go out and go back to work,” said Trump. “I think we’re going to have a huge push. “
The President said the Americans fought the coronavirus in the “right way” and that if the country had not followed safety guidelines, such as social distance, the nation would likely have experienced a much higher death toll .
“We did it the right way. We took care of social estrangement and all things, words that no one has ever heard before, frankly, and sentences. But if we hadn’t done that, we would have done it, “said Trump. said. “There were estimates, 2.2 million people. Well, if you cut it by more than half and say a million and cut it in half. You say that 500,000 people would simply have been unacceptable. “
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Trump also anticipated when he would finally reopen the economy, saying the order schedule would be his presidency’s biggest decision. But he assured the public that many “smart people” would advise him during the call.
“A lot of very intelligent people, a lot of professionals, doctors and business leaders are all things that go into such a decision,” he said. “And it’s going to be based on a lot of facts and a lot of instinct too. Whether we like it or not, there is a certain instinct.
“We are in the process of setting up a council of some of the most prominent leaders in virtually every field, including politics, business and medicine. And we will make this decision very soon. “