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5:05 P.M. EDT

THE PRESIDENT:  So we’ll be going to Camp David.  We have a lot of meetings scheduled.  I think they’ll be very successful meetings.  We’re getting a lot of gear out.  We’re getting a lot of gowns out — protective equipment.  And the governors have all been very thankful.  We received a lot of calls today from governors.  They’re very thankful for the job we’re doing.  And that’s good.

Do you have any questions?  Please.

Q    Yeah, what’s the topic of the discussion at Camp David this weekend?


Q    What’s the topic of the discussion at Camp David this weekend?

THE PRESIDENT:  So we have a lot of discussions going on at Camp David, some military and some other than military.  We’ll probably report back on it on Monday.

Q    Why are you not wanting to talk to President Xi right now, of China?

THE PRESIDENT:  I just don’t want to talk to him right now.  We’ll — we’ll see what happens over the next little while.  They’re buying a lot of our material.  They’re spending a lot on the trade deal, but the trade deal — I don’t know, somehow I lost a little flavor for it.  You can understand.

Go ahead.

Q    Sir, how many ventilators are you sending to India?

THE PRESIDENT:  We’re sending a lot of ventilators to India.  I spoke to Prime Minister Modi, and we’re sending quite a few ventilators to India.  We have a tremendous supply of ventilators .  So —

Q    Mr. President?  Mr. President, right here.

Q    Sir, who do you think should go to jail, sir?

THE PRESIDENT:  Go ahead.  Go ahead.

Q    Mr. President, what do you make of the images of people with guns, weapons showing up at the Michigan capitol?


Q    What do you make of the images of people with weapons showing up at the Michigan capitol to protest?  Are you okay with that?

THE PRESIDENT:  I haven’t seen it.

Q    You haven’t seen those pictures?

THE PRESIDENT:  You’ll have to — you’ll have to tell me.

Yeah, go ahead.

Q    Should a vaccine be free?

THE PRESIDENT:  We’re looking at that, actually.  But we’re making a lot of progress on vaccines.  But we’ll be speaking to you very soon, and I think we’re going to have a very good couple of meetings at Camp David.

Thank you.

END            5:07 P.M. EDT