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White House officials express hopes that coronavirus will advance ‘America First’ agenda

FILE - In this file photo dated Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, U.S. White House trade adviser Peter Navarro speaks during a television interview at the White House, in Washington, U.S.A.  The U.S. is threatening to pull the United States out of the 145-year-old Universal Postal Union, as Navarro said they opposes options being considered that would maintain the current limits. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

  • For some administration officials, the coronavirus outbreak could present an economic opening in the US.
  • As President Donald Trump vies for re-election in November, it could advance an “America First” agenda.
  • The administration has renewed focus on ways to “strategically” move certain supply chains back to the US since the outbreak in late 2019, White House trade adviser Peter Navarro told POLITICO on Wednesday.
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Despite growing fears about how the novel coronavirus could disrupt American business and financial markets, the Trump administration has maintained an rosy outlook toward the economy in recent days.

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