“We” is the 50 states. “We” are the governors of those states. “We” are, in the case of Texas, the 254 counties of Texas, each of which gets to decide how tightly to lock down. And frankly, if “we “ return to work and life precipitously, the resulting shock to the economy and the healthcare system will do all the damage of war without even the economic benefits of war-time manufacturing.WE CANNOT LET THE CURE BE WORSE THAN THE PROBLEM ITSELF. AT THE END OF THE 15 DAY PERIOD, WE WILL MAKE A DECISION AS TO WHICH WAY WE WANT TO GO!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 23, 2020
“We “ is not Donald Trump.
"Unfortunately, we're seeing New York is approaching Italy. Why? Because the numbers that you see of cases reflect what happened two weeks ago. Too many people are waiting too long to really take these 15 days to stop the spread initiative seriously." https://t.co/CILnWx1gFZ— Maggie Haberman (@maggieNYT) March 23, 2020