Lots of news coming out of Donald Trump’s excuse-making news conference today. As he talked, the market kept nose-diving. Indexes now down about 12 percent.

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Good rolling update from the Washington Post, no paywall.

Talk of recommendations not to congregate in bars and restaurants.


Side note: Trump said it will be up to the states to find the ventilators they need.

A dark-humored friend of mine said that should be no problem for Arkansas. We found a black market drug supplier to kill people.