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Trump wants Americans back at work by mid-April

Reelection and family business, not just public health, seen factoring in

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a Fox News "virtual town hall" event on the coronavirus in the Rose Garden of the White House on March 24.   © Reuters

NEW YORK -- Even with the U.S. likely still weeks away from its coronavirus peak, President Donald Trump has set a timeline for easing its partial lockdown, saying Tuesday that he wants Americans back at work by mid-April.

"We're going to be opening relatively soon," Trump said at a virtual town hall held on the White House lawn with Fox News.

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