Trump Says He’ll Announce Reopening Task Force on Tuesday

(Bloomberg) -- President Donald Trump said he’ll introduce on Tuesday a council of doctors and business people who will advise his government on how to reopen the economy following the coronavirus outbreak.

“I call it the opening-our-country task force, or opening our country council,” he said at a White House news conference on Friday.

He added that “I think it’s bipartisan” and that the group would include “very, very great doctors and business people.”

Trump has sought to end economy-crushing social distancing practices that have curbed the spread of the coronavirus as soon as practicable, though his aides have cautioned that May 1 may be too soon.

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