Trump Says He Intends To Declare Opioid Crisis National Emergency

Trump Says He Intends To Declare Opioid Crisis National Emergency

President Trump and Vice President Pence speak to the press on Thursday at the Trump National Golf Club in New Jersey before a security briefing. Trump said he would declare the opioid crisis a national emergency.The comments follow a recommendation of a national commission, citing deaths of 142 people in the U.S. a day. The administration initially said it would not follow through on the recommendation.

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Source: NPR Politics
Trump Says He Intends To Declare Opioid Crisis National Emergency

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