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Trump says US 'very ready' for virus; Pence to lead response
Trump says US 'very ready' for virus; Pence to lead response
World NewsFeb 27, 2020
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump declared Wednesday that the US is "very, very ready" for whatever the coronavirus threat brings, and he put his vice president in charge of overseeing the nation's response. Trump sought to minimize fears of the virus spreading widely across the US, saying, "I don't think it's inevitable." But standing next to him at a White House news conference were health authorities who reiterated that Americans need to get ready for what could