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De Blasio called on the president to use the army to fight coronavirus

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At MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” New York Mayor Bill de Blasio blamed the president that “he's not acting like a commander in chief,” because he doesn't use the US military to fight the pandemic.

"The order has not been given by the commander-in-chief because he's not acting like a commander-in-chief. He doesn't know how, and he should get the hell out of the way and let the military do its job."

 

Bill De Blasio had previously approached US President Donald Trump with a proposal to use soldiers to build hospitals to help the growing number of patients with coronavirus.

“President Trump has to mobilize the United States military to fully act in the coronavirus situation,” de Blasio said Wednesday on CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360.”

 

At the moment, most of the United States is coping with the epidemic without the participation of the military, prohibiting residents from leaving their homes without urgent need, closing schools and some small enterprises.

According to the latest data, California and New York have become the states with the highest rates of virus infection.

“On Thursday the president announced that he was deploying one of two U.S. Navy hospital ships to New York City. The other is expected to be deployed to Seattle in the coming days,” reports The Hill.

 Image: Gage Skidmore / CC BY-SA 2.0

Author: Usa Really