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Opioid crisis is a national emergency — President Trump

Opioid crisis is a national emergency — President Trump

The President spoke approximately a week after a White House commission on the opioid crisis led by New Jersey Governor Christie recommended he declare it a national emergency.

Through an emergency declaration that brings opioid addiction from out of the shadows and into the sunshine, the federal government can start to blunt the effects the devastating drugs are having on our communities.

President Trump says he's moving to declare a national emergency on the opioid epidemic in the U.S. Tens of thousands of people in the US are dying from opioid overdoses annually.

The emergency declaration was a cornerstone of recommendations made by a national commission on opioids Christie chaired - and advice the White House initially ignored.

If that indeed were to happen, he said, it would require Democrats to "take their hatred of Donald Trump and park it". From the year 2000 to 2015, 500,000 people died due to drug overdoses and opioid use is the main reason.

She lost a son, a grandson and a son's girlfriend to drug overdoses. Trump said that Russia would have prefered Hillary Clinton would have won. "I mean, it is staggering". "Anything that helps is good".

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"I don't think they're living up to the spirit of the agreement", Trump alleged, without specifying the basis for making such a claim. We need a national focus on this epidemic.

"Lily's Place works tirelessly to save infants stricken by the opioid crisis". Scott's announcement came a day after state officials met with local leaders in Palmetto as part of a series of state-directed workshops to discuss the needs of Manatee, Palm Beach, Orange and Duval counties.

The commission told Trump an emergency declaration would free up resources, empower the administration and pressure Congress to provide more funding to address the issue.

Police chiefs have admitted they are struggling to cope and are at a loss to deal with the root causes of the crisis.

"Every community is hurting". I'll tell you what, and they should be very nervous, because things will happen to them like they never thought possible. On Tuesday, Trump threatened to rain "fire and fury" on the Hermit Kingdom, which prompted a swift response from the North, which threatened to bomb Guam, a US territory in the Pacific.