Donald Trump spoke to reporters in the Oval Office on Thursday, the morning after he delivered an address to the nation announcing restricted air travel from Europe. Sitting alongside the Irish caretaker taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, the US president sought to calm fears of both a market crash and the virus spreading, telling reporters: ‘We’re in great shape compared to other places’
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In This Story: Donald Trump
Donald John Trump is the 45th and current president of the United States. Before entering politics, he was a businessman and television personality. Trump was born and raised in Queens, a borough of New York City, and received a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Wharton School.