Topic: South Korea
Washington, D.C. – This week, I chaired a hearing in the Senate health committee with key administration officials and COVID-19 task force members to explore what federal, state and local governments need to do to get Americans back work and back to school. You can read more about that hearing below.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced Tennessee will receive more than $155 million to support COVID-19 Coronavirus testing and contact tracing across the state. Tennessee has done more testing than most states, but even more testing is key to ensuring folks are safe as they go back to work and back to school.
Washington, D.C. – PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: We’re here today to provide an update on the unprecedented testing capacity developed by the United States — the most advanced and robust testing system anywhere in the world, by far. This afternoon, I’ll also announce new steps that we’re taking to make tests even more widely available.
To battle a virus, my administration marshaled every resource at our nation’s disposal: public, private, military, economic, scientific, and industrial — all at your disposal. We launched the largest manufacturing ramp-up since the Second World War. There’s been nothing like it since.
Washington, D.C. – President Donald J. Trump is working tirelessly to ensure that every State, territory, and tribe has the resources they need to meet their testing goals.
The Administration is sending $11 billion to help States, territories, and tribes meet the testing goals set out by their Governors and tribal leaders.
The Federal Government will be sending approximately 12 million swabs to States over the course of May to supplement private sector resources.
101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs Staff
Fort Campbell, KY – The 2nd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment from Fort Campbell, Kentucky, will conduct a rotational deployment to South Korea this summer.
The regiment, an aviation unit, will replace 7th Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment from Fort Hood, Texas, at the completion of its rotation.
A highly trained and combat-capable force, 2-17th Cavalry Regiment will provide crews, maintenance support, and aircraft to the region. The squadron is scheduled to return to Fort Campbell, Kentucky, upon completion of its nine-month rotation.
Austin Peay State University offering May political science class examining international response to COVID-19
Clarksville, TN – In February, the news coming out of South Korea sounded grim. That country had the second highest number of COVID-19 Coronavirus cases in the world, and it seemed as if the number would only keep growing.
Washington, D.C. – PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: Well, thank you very much. Please.
This afternoon, I’ll sign a proclamation declaring the month of May to be Older Americans Month. I don’t know if I’m in that category. I have a feeling I am. But I feel good. And our country is making a lot of progress, Alex — I want to tell you that. Making a lot of progress.
As we honor the incredible contributions of our nation’s seniors, we are here today to discuss the unprecedented steps we that we’re taking to protect them from the virus.
Washington, D.C. – “The United States has passed South Korea, considered the gold standard by the media, in testing for the COVID-19 Coronavirus, and, in hot spots like New York City, has done several times more per capita than the Asian nation,” Paul Bedard reports for the Washington Examiner.
Washington, D.C. – America is winning its war on the COVID-19 Coronavirus. President Donald Trump announced another milestone over the weekend: More than 4 million Americans have now been tested.
Washington, D.C. – President Donald Trump: Thank you very much. Good afternoon. We continue to see a number of positive signs that the virus has passed its peak. It’s been very devastating all over the world. A hundred and eighty-four countries. Probably more. That number was as of a week ago.
Dr. Birx will walk through some of these trends in a few moments, but they’re very positive trends for winning. Going to win. We’re going to close it out.
Remarks by President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, Members of the Coronavirus Task Force in Press Briefing
President Donald Trump
Washington, D.C. – PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: Thank you very much. I would like to begin by announcing some important developments in our war against the Chinese virus.
We’ll be invoking the Defense Production Act, just in case we need it. In other words, I think you all know what it is, and it can do a lot of good things if we need it. And we will — we will have it all completed, signing it in just a little while. Right after I’m finished with this conference, I’ll be signing it. It’s prepared to go. So we will be invoking the Defense Production Act.
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