Trump Plays Dangerous Game With Inadequate Coronavirus Funding Request

Trump is being slammed for tempting disaster by not requesting enough funds to deal with the growing problem of the coronavirus.

“The White House requested $2.5 billion in emergency funding late Monday to deal with the global coronavirus outbreak, but congressional Democrats quickly slammed the request as “woefully insufficient” to address the epidemic.

President Donald Trump’s administration told congressional leaders it needs $1.25 billion in funding at the Department of Homeland Security and that it hopes to redirect another $535 billion previously approved for the Ebola crisis in 2015. That would amount to $1.8 billion in funding for the virus. ” [READ MORE]