Trump Halts Entry Into US From Brazil, White House Says

May 26, 2020by Ros Krasny, Bloomberg News (TNS)
The motorcade ferrying U.S. President Donald J. Trump turns into the Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Va., on Sunday, May 24, 2020. This is the second time in two days the president has visited his golf club. On May 23, the president played golf for the first time since the lockdown over the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. (Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool/Abaca Press/TNS)

The U.S. will restrict the entry of non-U.S. citizens arriving from Brazil, where coronavirus cases are spiking, White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany said Sunday.

The order begins at 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, and the entry of all foreigners who’ve been in Brazil over a 14-day period before their arrival into the U.S. will be halted, McEnany said in a statement.

The restrictions, foreshadowed earlier on Sunday by National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien, don’t apply to the flow of commerce between the U.S. and Brazil.

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