President Donald Trump warned Tuesday that the next two weeks will be “very painful” in the U.S. in terms of deaths from the novel coronavirus.
Speaking at a White House briefing, Trump urged Americans to brace for “hard days ahead,” two days after saying that holding U.S. COVID-19 deaths between 100,000 to 200,000 would be a “good job.”
“I want every American to be prepared for the hard days that lie ahead,” he said. “We’re going to go through a very tough two weeks.
“This is going to be a very, very painful two weeks,” he stressed.