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WATCH: President Trump meets with members of the Coronavirus Task Force

President Donald Trump is pushing back against criticism that his administration isn’t doing enough to meet the coronavirus threat.
President Donald Trump is pushing back against criticism that his administration isn’t doing enough to meet the coronavirus threat.

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump is pushing back against criticism that his administration isn’t doing enough to meet the coronavirus threat.

Trump held a news conference late Wednesday to talk about what the U.S. is doing to prepare for the virus.

On Capitol Hill, lawmakers are calling for much more money than the $2.5 billion the White House has requested.

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer has asked for $8.5 billion.

Trump’s news conference was held at the White House with experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


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