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Statement from Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on President Donald J. Trump's Declaration of a National Emergency


President Trump continued his strong leadership in the face of this crisis by declaring a National Emergency today to make more resources rapidly available to continue fighting COVID-19. It is this very leadership that has saved countless lives since the outbreak began.

We are all grateful to the American companies that are stepping up and doing their part to ensure the American public has access to the tests and supplies needed to combat this outbreak. The Department of Commerce will continue to do our part keeping America safe and healthy and supporting American businesses to do the same.

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