Sunday, April 19, 2020: Trump Pushes to Reopen Economy Even as Cases Climb

Sunday, April 19th

Inside the push to reopen the U.S. economy. The president wants states to get started back up ASAP - but governors are not so sure. Plus, the president makes sweeping declarations of his absolute authority, only to walk it back days later. And all the while, he bristles at criticism that his administration mishandled the coronavirus response. And Democratic leaders line up behind Joe Biden - even as the presumptive nominee struggles for visibility amid a historic pandemic. On today's show: Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo on her strategy to confront coronavirus in her state; Houston, Texas Mayor Sylvester Turner on if his city is nearing its peak. Plus the latest on the medical front with Dr. Ashish Jha of the Harvard Global Health Institute and emergency room physician Dr. Megan Ranney; presidential historian Douglas Brinkley on the president's handling of the crisis; Jonathan Martin of the New York Times and CNN political commentator Jen Psaki on the challenges facing Joe Biden; and CNN's Kaitlan Collins live from the White House. via Knit