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April 22, 2020, 1:33 PM

Kudlow Says U.S. Will Create Liability ‘Guardrail’ Over Virus

Josh Wingrove
Josh Wingrove
Bloomberg News

Donald Trump’s top economic adviser said the administration will look at limiting liability for businesses over the spread of the coronavirus.

“I think liability reforms and safeguards are going to be a very important part of this,” Larry Kudlow, director of the White House’s National Economic Council, told CNBC in an interview Wednesday morning. “That’s a very important point here -- somebody’s got to defend the businesses.”

Larry Kudlow
Photographer: Stefani Reynolds/CNP/Bloomberg

Trump has indicated the administration is looking to limit liability in cases where workers, or possibly customers, fall ill from the virus. “We have tried to take liability away from ...

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