Trump Says He Intends To Declare Opioid Crisis National Emergency

Gwen Vasquez
August 12, 2017

"I don't think we are there yet".

In this photo, US President Donald Trump (R) and Chinese President Xi Jinping (L) shake hands during dinner at the Mar-a-Lago estate in West Palm Beach, Florida, on April 6, 2017.

Hood, who also co-authored a recent Huffington Post piece with former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and celebrity doctor, Mehmet Oz, said the opioid crisis is escalating at breathtaking rates considering that more than 140 Americans are dying of drug overdoses each day.

Lamson said the declaration could allow more beds at detox facilities to be covered by Medicaid.

However, despite the rhetorical similarities between the "rain of ruin" and the "fire and fury", presidential historians like Michael Beschloss say Trump's language has been unusually harsh considering the context, noting that President John F. Kennedy's statements during the Cuban Missile Crisis were more muted and that President Dwight D. Eisenhower made a point of not matching the provocative tone of Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev.

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However, the president did not divulge any details as to how the USA is planning to tackle the North Korean threat. "We're going to draw it up and we're going to make it a national emergency. They're dying everyday. When you know these people personally, it's hard". "When I was growing up, they had the LSD and they had certain generations of drugs".

"On the situation on the Korean peninsula obviously the Secretary General remains extremely concerned by the ongoing situation; he's troubled by the increase in confrontational rhetoric that we've seen", a spokesman for Guterres said.

"Nikki Haley did a great job". It is a serious problem, the likes of which, we've never had. "This year, we've passed funding to help now implement that bill".

It also said that China and Russian Federation should enhance coordination to let other parties know they would not stand aside should their security be threatened by the escalating tensions.

But it also said that if the USA and South Korea took a first strike against North Korea, China should intervene.

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