Joseph Maldonado-Passage is currently serving a 22-year sentence at the Federal Medical Center in Fort Worth after being found guilty on 17 federal charges of animal abuse and two counts of murder for hire.
The president, who has also admitted that he never read or sought to read a January memorandum warning of the danger posed by COVID-19, told reporters on Wednesday that he never saw a November intelligence report warning of a new virus spreading in China.
"My expectation is that we'll be opening it up based upon medical conditions," Mnuchin said. "So, obviously we'd like to open up as much GDP as we can, but my expectation is that places like New York are gonna take a little bit longer."
CNN host Chris Cuomo said President Donald Trump calling himself "a cheerleader for this country" when confronted with earlier statements that appeared to minimize the coronavirus threat "the most asinine statement of leadership I have ever heard" on Tuesday.