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President Trump listens as Dr. Deborah Birx, White House coronavirus response coordinator, speaks during a coronavirus task force briefing in the Rose Garden of the White House on Sunday. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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During his remarks to reporters before his departure to Norfolk, Va., President Trump said outside the White House that there was a "possibility that sometime today" there will be a two-week quarantine on parts of New York, Connecticut and New Jersey. Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump signs the CARES act, a $2 trillion rescue package to provide economic relief amid the coronavirus outbreak, at the Oval Office of the White House on Friday. Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump signs the CARES Act, a $2 trillion rescue package to provide economic relief amid the coronavirus outbreak, at the Oval Office on Friday. Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump's approval rating has risen, but it's certainly not the kind of increase other presidents have seen in other rally-around-the-flag moments. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Bernie Sanders talks about his plan to deal with the coronavirus pandemic during a virtual round table with supporters on March 17. berniesanders.com via Getty Images hide caption

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Bernie Sanders On His Campaign: 'It's Going To Be A Very Steep Road'

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A Delta Air Lines jet taxis past Southwest Airlines jets to be parked with a growing number of jets at Southern California Logistics Airport on Tuesday in Victorville, Calif. Airlines around the world are scrambling to find places to park planes. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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Relief Package Includes Billions For Boeing And Airlines

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The $2 trillion relief plan that passed in the Senate on Wednesday night marks the largest rescue package in American history. Alex Edelman/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Incoming White House chief of staff Mark Meadows (right) walks with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House Legislative Affairs Director Eric Ueland on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Trump's New Chief Of Staff Not Yet Fully On The Job Amid Coronavirus Crisis

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