New Poll: Majority of Americans Think Trump Was ‘Too Slow to Take Action’ on Coronavirus

Trump coronavirus briefing

A majority of Americans believe President Donald Trump was too slow to act on the Covid-19 global pandemic. A new poll found that 58% of people thought his response was too slow.

The ABC/Washington Post poll showed 51% of Americans approve of Trump’s handling of the Coronavirus, while 36% strongly approve. Less than half of respondents – 45% – disapproved of his actions. read more

The EPA Says It Is Suspending Enforcement of Environmental Regulations Because of Coronavirus

The Environmental Protection Agency announced it would suspend enforcement of environmental regulations because of the coronavirus pandemic. The EPA made the decision following “an influx of requests from businesses for a relaxation of regulations as they face layoffs, personnel restrictions and other problems related to the coronavirus outbreak,” according to The New York Times, which broke the story. read more

CBS/YouGov Poll: Most Americans Do Not Believe Trump Was Prepared to Handle Pandemic

Trump won't commit to canceling his rallies due to coronavirus

A new CBS/YouGov poll found that 66 percent of Americans believe President Donald Trump was not prepared to handle the novel coronavirus pandemic. However, 54 percent believe “are optimistic that his administration will be able to handle the outbreak.” The poll also found that 56 percent of Americans do not trust the president to give them accurate information on the crisis. read more