Andrew Restuccia

Reporter, The Wall Street Journal


Andrew Restuccia covers the White House for The Wall Street Journal. He previously worked for Politico, where he wrote about the White House, national politics and policy. He is a Massachusetts native and a graduate of Syracuse University.



The social media giant is allowing users to voice support for lockdown protests but not advocate violating social-distancing rules—a policy that injects Facebook into an increasingly polarized national debate.


President Trump signaled his support for protests in some state capitals against stay-at-home orders designed to slow the coronavirus pandemic, a day after telling governors that they would be the final decision makers.


Trump Announces $19 Billion Relief Program for Farmers

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The effort will include $16 billion in direct payments to farmers and ranchers and $3 billion in mass purchases of dairy, meat and produce that will be distributed through food banks.

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Trump’s Guidelines to Reopen Economy Put Onus on States

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President Trump outlined broad new federal guidelines for opening up the country that will put the onus on governors to decide how to restart the economies in their states amid mounting fallout from the coronavirus outbreak.


In the first meeting of President Trump’s task force to reopen the economy, banking and financial services executives said the administration needed to dramatically increase the availability of coronavirus testing before the public would be confident enough to return to work.


Governors across the U.S. asserted their authority to reopen their states’ economies, outlining plans to slowly roll back emergency orders, and President Trump appeared to tone down his previous comments about being the final decision maker on reopening the country.


President Trump said the U.S. would halt funding to the World Health Organization while his administration investigates what he called the group’s mismanagement of the coronavirus response.


States Plan Coordinated Reopenings

April 14, 2020 03:26 am ET

Governors across the U.S. said they plan to coordinate regional efforts to reopen businesses and ease social-distancing guidelines, even as President Trump said he had the ultimate authority to restart the economy.


The leaders of Russia, Saudi Arabia and the U.S. each badly miscalculated the pain caused by the collapse in oil prices. Now they are trying to rescue their economies and stave off any political damage at crucial moments for each.

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