U.S. Coronavirus Lockdown Could Last 10-12 WEEKS, Treasury Secretary Says

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The U.S. lockdown to stem the spread of the coronavirus will likely last at least 10 to 12 weeks, or until early June, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said Sunday.

Appearing on “Fox News Sunday,” Mnuchin expressed confidence that actions the Trump administration is taking will shore up the economy, and he said the plans are intended to deal with “a 10-to-12-week scenario,” adding that they can be extended if need be.

“The U.S. economy is strong. We’ve stopped major parts of it, but when we get through this virus, as I’ve said, I think you’re gonna see the U.S. economy come back to the strength, we have great companies, we have great workers,” he said. “What we need to do is have a bridge to get through this. And this isn’t the financial crisis that’s gonna go on for years.”

Nearly one in four Americans, about 80 million people, have been ordered to stay home as New York, California, Illinois, Oregon, Connecticut and New Jersey have enacted statewide lockdowns.

Mnuchin also said on the show that he expects a $1.6 trillion stimulus bill to pass soon, and be signed by President Trump on Monday.

 

The bill, under which a family of four can expect a direct, one-time payment of about $3,000, Mnuchin said, is intended to tide the U.S. economy over for 10 -12 weeks.

The cost to the U.S. economy, once estimated at $1 trillion, continues to soar in projections. Mnuchin said the bill will also allow the Federal Reserve to leverage up to $4 trillion of liquidity to support the economy. The Secretary said that measure will enable U.S. central bank to help businesses weather the next 90 to 120 days.

Mnuchin on Friday announced that Americans will have until July 15 to file their taxes, moving the annual April 15 deadline to stem the effects of the coronavirus outbreak.

“At [President Trump’s] direction, we are moving Tax Day from April 15 to July 15. All taxpayers and businesses will have this additional time to file and make payments without interest or penalties,” Mnuchin wrote on Twitter.

 

 

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    TSlinger · 2 months ago
    Are we witnessing the death of freedom?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AWDNArKWfns
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    Jonathan Weaver · 2 months ago
    https://m.facebook.com/groups/219505602746981/?ref=group_browse
    made this so we can discuss things on an easier platform!
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    Deborah Cresswell · 2 months ago
    Truckers receive Federal emergency orders


    The following has been confirmed by truckers who have responded to this post elsewhere (via people re-posting it) and the truckers are happy this information got out there with none of them having to worry about consequences. I simply figured out how to get around attempts to obscure it. And when found, it was accessible to anyone, (at least at first, time will tell how long this lasts)

    The following is important because it supports rumors that the interstates will be shut down to normal automobile traffic. IMPORTANT: People don't realize this anymore, but the interstates were not intended to be used for automobile traffic, they were intended to be used for wars and emergencies and during those times cars were not going to be allowed on them (as the original concept went). This is simply the first time they are set to be used as a national security asset, and taken over completely.

    My guess is that the shutdown of the interstates to automobile traffic will not be complete but there will be restrictions, giving trucks the ability to blast through at 100+ MPH. I'd be willing to bet speed limits will be lifted once cars are not in the equation. For as long as this lasts Route 66 is back!

    I struck GOLD

    I found the emergency declaration being given to all essential truckers now. it is well worth a read.

    Truckers are getting emergency coronavirus instructions they were apparently told were confidential. And I found a direct link to an unsecured copy It is not listed as confidential, but it is an obvious great find.

    https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/sites/fmcsa.dot.gov/files/2020-03/EXPANDED%20EMERGENCY%20DECLARATION%20UNDER%2049%20CFR%20%C2%A7%20390.23%20No.%202020-002.pdf

    Obviously I have this saved so I can post it if it vanishes.

    Here is a copy of the text, precluded by my quick translation:

    Quick translation: If you are a trucker that is directly helping transport needed supplies for coronavirus, forget about the sleep limitations, mileage limitations, log book limitations and everything else that annoys the hell out of truckers and JUST GET IT THERE. /translation.

    The actual text follows:
    Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration March 18, 2020

    EXPANDED EMERGENCY DECLARATION UNDER 49 CFR § 390.23

    No. 2020-002

    http://82.221.129.208/.vp6.html
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    Deborah Cresswell · 2 months ago
    Fleeing virus for resort homes, some find welcome mat yanked

    https://www.miamiherald.com/news/article241363056.html
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    Grim · 2 months ago
    I saw a breakdown of the program Italy initially used in their attempt to stop the spread of the Coronavirus and we all now know how badly that's turned out. If, we apply the containment plan currently being sorta used here in the US and compare it to what Italy did, the US should have gone under total lock down 6 days ago. This would seem to indicate, that the US will suffer an even bigger negative scenario playing out, than the already monumental disaster in Italy. I wouldn't make any plans for the Summer or maybe even the rest of the year.
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    CamoGloves · 2 months ago
    D*v* *o*g*s said a number of years ago that his sources, who bugged out several years ago, said that the cabal would use bio weapons to get rid of the populism that is making a global new feudal order harder to install. I have been expecting a bio weapon attack for a few years, because of Hodge's publications. Gotta have a legit crisis to steal more liberties and freedoms and lock down the boot of tyranny.
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    Brian Ulrich · 2 months ago
    Just remember folks this isn’t capitalism. Bailing out huge corporations who never saved for a rainy day, or that allowed massive unions to paralyze them, or dumb ass CEO’s that pissed away their long term strength for a bigger bonus are going to be allowed to continue. What ever happened to bankruptcy?? This right here is why big companies get bigger and the smaller to mid size companies who did it hints right are blocked and eventually get eaten buy these massive companies...
    If helicopter money is so great why not just do it every year!!!
    Peter Schiff said. There may not be any atheists in fox holes but there’s for sure no capitalists in a crisis...
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      CamoGloves · 2 months ago
      Global corporate fascism is what it's all about. And the serfs will be used to bail out the global corporations. Your'e right, decades ago corporate leaders used to build for the future, but for the past few decades it's all about quarter by quarter profits and bonuses. No short term sacrifice for a stronger longterm future.
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    CamoGloves · 2 months ago
    Remember this quote, "“You never want a serious crisis to go to waste. And what I mean by that is an opportunity to do things that" you can't do when we the people are watching. Well, it looks like the cabal is using school closings to covertly install the 5G Kill Grid in the nations schools, https://www.takebackyourpower.net/5g-biometrics-covertly-installed-during-lockdown/
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      · 2 months ago
      Isn't that quote "Never LET a serious crisis go to waste"? Or did I just hear it wrong all of this time?
      The use of "You never WANT" could mean that they may actually have some Morals behind them.
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    DD7 · 2 months ago
    And how long before they tell us that a COVID-19 Vaccine will be required in order to receive your govt-issued funds ...
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      CamoGloves · 2 months ago
      I believe this coronavirus carnival is being used to bring in mandated forced vaccines. What happened to "my body, my choice"? (Oh, that only applies to killing babies). Do NOT take any forced, mandated vaxx for this corona virus - your own immune system is your best defense. The poisoned needle WILL contain all sorts of crap, and not just aborted baby parts, full human genome of other humans and animals, a myriad of other toxic cocktail ingredients, but also enough aluminum to arc and fry your brain when the 5G Kill Grid is powered up near you, (nano aluminum does get into the brain, and the 5G Kill Grid and wi-fry actually causes the blood brain barrier to open more) it will also contain nano materials and tracking tools. Bill Gates, the depopulation eugenicist, adamantly did NOT vaxx his own children, just poison yours. It is just all to convenient - ramp up the fear that 'we are all going to die', then mandate vaccines that are really death and tracking shots. Lots of globalist agendas being fulfilled with corona.
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        Carl Goldsworthy · 2 months ago
        Guess what - I use steel pans to cook, aluminium in some forms is soluble I believe.
        https://scitechdaily.com/alzheimers-disease-linked-to-exposure-to-aluminum/
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          CamoGloves · 2 months ago
          Ingesting aluminum is one thing, most, but not all, of it passes. However, using a poison needle and sticking it into your muscle tissue, which goes into your blood stream, is deathly. Aluminum kills brain cells. Dr. Chris Exley of Keele University has done extensive research into the toxicity of aluminum and living systems.
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            Carl Goldsworthy · 2 months ago
            A great sadness in my life is that I never got to study biology. After primary school I had to choose subjects for 'O' level courses. I wanted biology, but then my school limited me to 8 total subject. My older brother had already taken and passed 8 - so I had to drop biology in order to take 9 (yup, passed 'em all). Pyrrhic victory.
            The odd thing about aluminium to me is that it seems scarce, but is in fact the most abundant. Just we don't see it as it is mostly oxidised.
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    · 2 months ago
    Would that be a conventional nuclear family or the two mommies, gay dad and surrogate child that identifies as a unisex cat? In the latter case wouldn't that be $3,500?
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    jw williams · 2 months ago
    Ill believe it when i see it
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      JCat · 2 months ago
      IMHO, they have to get everything in place first before they "announce". That's why Hal and others have heard dates from top sources only for those dates to come & go. They have to be ready for what will take place during lockdown.
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    HJ Richards · 2 months ago

    Well the asswipe in charge of DHS said no we are nor discussing that .................... Liar liar pants on fire
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    JCat · 2 months ago
    "The U.S. lockdown to stem the spread of the coronavirus will likely last at least 10 to 12 weeks, or until early June, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said Sunday."

    Sounds like he just announced it!?!

    Cuomo said 9 months. They are using their best guess - who can say.