There may be a new travel ban in the works and this time it could target Americans indefinitely. Despite the fact that the economies of many European Union countries are suffering after coronavirus closures, they may keep their borders closed to American travelers due to the Trump administration's failure to combat the pandemic in the U.S.
The European Union is set to open its borders on July 1—but only to countries that meet the bloc's strict health measures for containing COVID-19 infections. The United States does not make the list.
The European Union has excluded the United States from its list of "safe" countries as it reopens its borders to foreign travel following the coronavirus lockdown.
Officials in Chinese capital urge residents not to leave the city after new infections are detected.
Months into a global pandemic that has claimed the lives of more than 127,000 Americans, President Donald Trump still refuses to take responsibility for his administration’s underwhelming response. On Saturday, the president started off his weekend by railing against Obamacare—one of the few lifelines available to millions of people in this global health crisis. “Obamacare [
The Atlantic has just published my new article on Trump's coronavirus immigration restrictions, which have made America more closed to immigrants than at any previous time in history. Here is an excerpt from the beginning:
India’s coronavirus cases have surged past 500,000, with the capital of New Delhi and other major cities reporting sharp upticks. In the past 24 hours, for example, more than 17,000 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed, Reuters reported Saturday, citing federal data. The surge puts India in fourth place with the most cases in the world,
Hospitals in Texas and Arizona are straining, and caseloads are soaring nationwide, but Trump continues to downplay the coronavirus and advocate reopening.
President Trump said Thursday that the coronavirus pandemic is “under control” while Sun Belt states report daily records in new case counts and the United States nears 2.7 million cases.
Halting rallies could also hurt the Trump campaign's sophisticated and far-reaching digital outreach operation.