Talk:US President Trump declares COVID-19 national emergency

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Notes[edit]

  • Actual proclamation text is listed as a source. It includes no copyright notice, and per https://www.whitehouse.gov/copyright/ is in the public domain. Some text copied from there, not a violation
  • Almost two week difference: not from a source, just common knowledge that march 1 is almost 2 weeks before march 13
  • Sourcing notes (not to be construed as suggesting that the sources shouldn't be read in full, but just for help locating where facts are specifically available for verification; most facts are in more than one of the sources, only one listed here)
    1. WHO declared pandemic on Wednesday, coronavirus causes COVID-19 disease: Prior wikinews article
    2. Proclamation specifically said...: Proclamation text, paragraph beginning with "NOW, THEREFORE"
    3. HHS declared public health emergency: Proclamation text, first paragraph
    4. Didn't put FEMA in charge, quotes: Politico, paragraph beginning with "Still, some disaster" and the following one (4th and 3rd from the end)
    5. Decision made under National Emergencies Act, and that there were other governing authorities: Proclamation text, paragraph beginning with "NOW, THEREFORE"
    6. Extra $50 billion: NBC, paragraph beginning with "Speaking in the White" and also in paragraph beginning with "Trump said the action would"
    7. Other efforts: Politico, paragraph beginning with "Separately, Trump said the"

--DannyS712 (talk) 00:15, 15 March 2020 (UTC)

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@Pi zero: in https://en.wikinews.org/w/index.php?title=US_President_Trump_declares_COVID-19_national_emergency&diff=4552866&oldid=4552846, what was the distance? The source is PD --DannyS712 (talk) 22:56, 16 March 2020 (UTC)
True. Force of habit. --Pi zero (talk) 23:02, 16 March 2020 (UTC)