Hillary Clinton slams Trump over coronavirus response

Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonWith VP pick, Biden can't play small ball in a long ball world Hillary Clinton on US leading in coronavirus cases: Trump 'did promise "America First"' Democratic fears rise again as coronavirus pushes Biden to sidelines MORE took aim at President TrumpDonald John TrumpWith VP pick, Biden can't play small ball in a long ball world Coronavirus hits defense contractor jobs Wake up America, your country doesn't value your life MORE on Thursday over his response to the global outbreak of coronavirus, spelling out several policy solutions she said should be immediately implemented by the White House.

In a short tweet, the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee pointed to actions such as quarantines and federally mandated paid sick leave as solutions the White House should get behind.


Several of the suggestions are included in the legislation unveiled by House Democrats late Wednesday night intended to stimulate an economy thrown into chaos by the outbreak.

Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiSunday shows preview: Lawmakers, state governors talk coronavirus, stimulus package and resources as pandemic rages on Attacking the Affordable Care Act in the time of COVID-19 DC argues it is shortchanged by coronavirus relief bill MORE said Thursday she was open to working with Republicans on changes to the bill but intended to pass legislation quickly through the House.

“We have had ongoing conversations about it. We will be bringing the bill to the floor,” she said. “We’ve given a good deal of time for them to review the package, and we’ll go from there.”