White House briefings accelerated pandemic sell-off: New York Times

A story in the New York Times Thursday morning titled "As Virus Spread, Reports of Trump Administration's Private Briefings Fueled Sell-Off." The piece looks at a February 24th tweet from President Trump that said the coronavirus threat was "very much under control…" and "the stock market starting to look very good to me," but the report says earlier that day, members of the president's economic team were privately addressing board members of the Hoover Institution that the economic situation was more serious. CNBC's "Squawk Box" crew discusses.
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