WASHINGTON

President Donald Trump Tuesday said Tuesday he “would love to have the country opened up and just raring to go” in less than three weeks as the U.S. recorded 600 coronavirus deaths and state officials warn the worst is yet to come.

“I would love to have it open by Easter,” Trump said during a Fox News town hall meeting, The holiday is celebrated April 12 this year — 19 days from Tuesday. “I think it’s possible. Why isn’t it? We’ve never closed the country before and we’ve had some pretty bad flus and we’ve had some pretty bad

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