2020-03-14 00:22:57 UTC
appearance - ignoring his own CDC's guidelines
President Donald Trump repeatedly shook hands during his coronavirus press
conference on Friday, breaking CDC guidelines on how to avoid contracting the
deadly virus. At one point, Trump shook hands with Brian Cornell, Chairman and
CEO of Target Corporation.
He also shook hands with Doug McMillon, president and CEO of Walmart, during the
news conference. When Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of NIAID, approached the
podium to speak, he and Trump both adjusted the microphone and their hands
overlapped. But Bruce Greenstein, Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy
and Innovation Officer of the LHC Group, did take precaution by offering his
elbow when President Trump when in for a handshake.
The president declared a national emergency, allowing for $50billion in