U.s. companies forced to stop their activity in an effort to contain the pandemic coronavirus, could “restart” in the month of may, said Thursday the secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin.
The question of a radio host of CNBC: “do you Think that we can resume an economic activity” in the next month ? The minister of Donald Trump responded: “I think so “.
“From the moment the president (Donald Trump) is to ease up on the health issues and that we are doing everything that is necessary for american businesses and american workers can be open for business and that they have the liquidity they need to operate their business,” he added.
Many shops, restaurants, small businesses have had to stop their activity there for nearly a month, plunging the country into a severe recession.
In three weeks, and 16.7 million people have completed an application for unemployment benefits for the first time, a never-before-seen.
Donald Trump, who is running for a second term, has not hidden its willingness to restart the business as quickly as possible.
Earlier Thursday, dr. Anthony Fauci –the epidemiologist in charge at the federal level– has brought a glimmer of hope in believing that the Americans may be taking a summer vacation, but subject to conditions, as the country hopes to achieve in the next few days the peak of the pandemic Covid-19.
“This could be the appointment “, said in an interview on CBS the director of the american Institute of infectious diseases, representative of the scientific community in the working group of the White House who advise Donald Trump on the epidemic.
With the approach of the election of November, the host of the White House hopes for a recovery as the economy was just before the pandemic card mistress for the campaign.
The coronavirus has affected more than 432 550 people and 14 829 deaths in the United States, according to the last count of the Johns Hopkins University.