Date: Mar 21, 2020
By: Beth Baumann
Despite knowing what we know, Sen. Gary Peters (D-MI) is praising China for how they've handled this epidemic-turned-pandemic.
"You gotta make sure you're helping families, make sure unemployment insurance is there, make sure families aren't losing their homes or can't buy food, but at the same time, you have to keep other elements of the economy continuing to work," Peters said on Morning Joe. “We saw that in China. Outside of Hubei province, a lot of the factories continued to work. They separated their employees. They had partitions. They found ways to continue to keep some of the economy going in other parts of the country that weren’t impacted as much as it was in Hubei."
According to the Michigan Senator, America needs to implement the same kind of economic strategy. [FULL STORY]