Navigating Coronavirus — April 24

It’s been 58 days since President Trump said we’d soon have zero cases in the U.S. We now have 880,200 cases and 49,845 deaths — more deaths than any other country in the world.

THE LATEST

Message guidance on the latest developments with President Trump’s handling of the crisis.

  • MORE >> 65% of Americans remain more concerned that we are going to end social distancing too soon than go on too long — a number that has shot up in the last week as Trump and some Republicans have cheered on anti-social distancing protests.
  • Republican Sen. Rick Scott: “We’re way behind still where we should be in testing”
  • Gov. Cuomo, Thursday: “Enough tests are not available anywhere”
  • AP: “10,000 deaths: Ravaged nursing homes plead for more testing”
  • MORE >> 86% agree that, in order to safely reopen the country, we need the ability to test for coronavirus infections rapidly and on a large scale, a capability we don’t yet have.
  • NEW NAVIGATOR DATA >> By 25 points, Americans trust state and local leaders to handle the coronavirus more than Trump.
  • As 4.4 million more Americans lose their jobs, Trump is pushing bailouts for Big Oil and shoveling emergency small business loans to his campaign donors.
  • NEW NAVIGATOR DATA >> Only 34% of Americans who have applied for unemployment benefits say they’ve been successful in receiving them.

**NEW** NAVIGATOR TRACKING NUMBERS …

TODAY’S POLLING DECK >> HERE

ECONOMIC CRISIS IN CONTEXT

The latest on how the economic crisis sparked by coronavirus is actually fueled by years of President Trump’s conservative economic policies, focusing today on the latest unemployment numbers and Trump’s conservative allies’ refusal to help workers and families.

A daily product to help you navigate Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus crisis and government response efforts. A project informed by @NavigatorSurvey.