Trump Says Won't Allow Long-Lasting Damage to Economy From Virus

U.S. President Trump leads coronavirus task force daily briefing at the White House in Washington
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March 23, 2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he will not allow the coronavirus to do long-lasting damage to the U.S. economy and that he would consider how to move forward after a 15-day shutdown ends next week.

"America will again and soon be open for business," Trump told a news conference at the White House. He added: "We are not going to let it turn into a long-lasting financial problem."

(Reporting By Jeff Mason, Alexandra Alper, Steve Holland, Lisa Lambert, Makini Brice and Sarah Lynch; Editing by Chris Reese)

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