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Trump Says He’ll Go to Norfolk to See Hospital Ship Off to NYC

March 26, 2020, 9:49 PM

The Navy’s hospital ship Comfort will be underway to New York City on Saturday, President Trump says at the White House.

  • Trump says he’ll travel to Norfolk, Va., to see the ship off
  • Ship will arrive in New York’s harbor on Monday, Trump says
  • NOTE: Earlier, Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly said the Navy had expedited arrival of the medical ship to New York sooner than the previously announced target of early April
  • Related: U.S. Is Poised to Top China With Most Infections: Virus Update

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Greg Sullivan in Washington at gsullivan32@bloomberg.net

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Laura Curtis

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