Inside Trump's coronavirus meltdown

‘Jared [Kushner] had been arguing that testing too many people, or ordering too many ventilators, would spook the markets and so we just shouldn’t do it,’ says a Trump confidant who speaks to the president frequently. ‘That advice worked far more powerfully on him than what the scientists were saying. He thinks they always exaggerate.’

Inside Trump’s coronavirus meltdown, Edward Luce in The Financial Times