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With millions of Americans unable to work due to restrictions put into place to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the stock market has taken a serious tumble. And because nobody really knows when the virus will have retreated enough for the restrictions to be lifted, it's also unclear when the stock market will be able to recover.
And so, President Trump made public that he's toying with the idea of lifting the restrictions before public health officials would recommend it, despite a precipitous rise in both cases and fatalities across the nation, believing the economy might recover.