A shopper fills a cart with soft drinks for an older family member as shoppers fill a Kroger grocery store during the Covid-19 national emergency. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan / SOPA Images/Sipa USA)
US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to prevent hoarding and price gouging of supplies needed to fight the deadly coronavirus, a spokeswoman says.
I ask all Americans to band together and support your neighbors by not hoarding unnecessary amounts of food and essentials. TOGETHER we will stay STRONG and overcome this challenge!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 16, 2020
"This sends a strong message - we will not let those hoarding vital supplies & price gougers to harm the health of America in this hour of need," White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham wrote on Twitter.
President @realDonaldTrump just signed an EO to prevent hoarding & price gouging of supplies needed in our war against the #Coronavirus. This sends a strong message – we will not let those hoarding vital supplies & price gougers to harm the health of America in this hour of need. pic.twitter.com/eksxQOVKNM— Stephanie Grisham (@PressSec) March 23, 2020
STRONG & UNITED, WE WILL PREVAIL! GOD BLESS THE USA!!pic.twitter.com/T6UCyaPRIy— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 23, 2020
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