HAPPENING NOW: Pres. Trump holds his daily coronavirus briefing, and we’re fact-checking live. Yesterday Trump that even under the strictest social distancing, projections for the total death toll within the U.S. could be as high as 240,000— roughly four times the number of Americans who died in Vietnam. As governors continue to call on the federal government for more medical supplies and equipment, the federal government’s Strategic National Stockpile is depleting, with a FEMA spokesperson saying it would not be adequate enough for the country. State leaders are again calling for Trump to fully enforce all aspects of the Defense Production Act, which would mandate companies across America to start producing medical supplies.
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