• Trump: I Might Just Quarantine 3 States

    1 month ago - By Newser

    President Trump said he was considering a quarantine as early as Saturday for coronavirus hotspots in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut, though it wasn't clear whether he had the power to order state residents to stay put, the AP reports. Trump told reporters that he had spoken with Republican...
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  • DeSantis supports Trump's plan to quarantine New York

    DeSantis supports Trump's plan to quarantine New York

    1 month ago - By Politico

    TALLAHASSEE - Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Saturday said he would support plans by President Donald Trump to quarantine New York City in an effort to stop the spread of Covid-19 in Florida, saying the city's still-operating subways have become a Petri dish for the virus to spread.
    DeSantis said during a news conference livestreamed from the state Capitol that he spoke with Trump earlier Saturday about a new type of virus testing that provides results in minutes. Trump then brought up the topic of quarantining New York City.
    “My issue is, whatever works,” DeSantis said before quickly...
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  • Trump considers short-term quarantine for NY, NJ and CT

    Trump considers short-term quarantine for NY, NJ and CT

    1 month ago - By Times Union

    Concerned about further spread of coronavirus, President Donald Trump may announce a short-term “enforceable” quarantine for New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, he said Saturday afternoon.
    Trump may restrict non-commercial travel from the three states to other places. This would be the first such mandatory, federal order in response to the coronavirus.
    “I'm thinking about that right now,” Trump said Saturday. “We might not have to do it, but there's a possibility that sometime today we'll do a quarantine - short term - two weeks for New York, probably New Jersey, certain parts of...
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  • Trump Considers Quarantining East Coast Cities

    1 month ago - By NPR

    President Trump says he is thinking about placing New York, New Jersey and parts of Connecticut under quarantine.
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  • Trump Considering “Enforceable” Quarantine of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut

    1 month ago - By Slate

    Experts say it is unclear whether the president even has the authority to order residents of a state not to travel.
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  • Trump proposes two-week quarantine on N.Y.C metropolitan area; Cuomo says no discussions about restrictions

    1 month ago - By NY Daily News

    President Trump proposed a two-week quarantine covering New York state, New Jersey and parts of Connecticut, with a decision on the plan expected within hours. The commander in chief, speaking to reporters Saturday, said he was pondering the dramatic move in the nation's largest city and the rest...
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  • Trump considering quarantine for NY, NJ and Connecticut

    1 month ago - By Boston Herald

    NORFOLK, Va. - President Donald Trump said he was considering a quarantine as early as Saturday for coronavirus hotspots in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, though it wasn't clear whether he had the power to order state residents to stay put.
    Trump told reporters at the White House that he had spoken with Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida, among others, and that “a lot of the states that are infected but don't have a big problem, they've asked me if I'll look at it so we're going to look at it.”
    But New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who criticized the federal government's response as...
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  • Trump 'considering quarantine on New York' to stem virus spread

    1 month ago - By Al Jazeera

    US president says he is considering a two-week enforced quarantine on New York and parts of New Jersey and Connecticut.
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  • Trump's new wall: The president blindsides New York by floating an ill-thought-out, likely unconstitutional ‘quarantine'

    1 month ago - By NY Daily News

    Comes word that President Trump is considering a two-week “quarantine” of New York, likely New Jersey and parts of Connecticut, an apparent attempt to seal off other parts of the country from the places where the coronavirus is now raging - or at least where an upsurge in testing is revealing far...
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  • Trump mulls quarantine for New York, parts of New Jersey and Connecticut

    1 month ago - By National Post

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said on Saturday he is considering a two-week quarantine on New York and parts of New Jersey and Connecticut in a bid to halt the spread of the coronavirus from the country's epicenter, but he added that such a move would not affect trade in any way.
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  • Trump says he's considering short-term quarantine of New York, New Jersey, parts of Connecticut

    1 month ago - By WGN TV

    President Donald Trump said Saturday that he's considering a short-term quarantine of New York state, New Jersey, and parts of Connecticut, as cases of coronavirus continue to rise.
    “We're thinking about certain things. Some people would like to see New York quarantined because it's a hotspot.... We might not have to do it, but there's a possibility that sometime today we'll do a quarantine, short-term, two weeks on New York. Probably New Jersey, certain parts of Connecticut,” he told reporters as he departed the White House.
    “I'd rather not do it, but we may need it,” the President...
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