David Agren, Special to USA TODAY Published 12:31 p.m. ET March 14, 2020 | Updated 1:06 p.m. ET March 14, 2020CLOSE President Donald Trump declared a national emergency, a move that would enable federal officials to direct billions of dollars to fighting the virus. USA TODAYMEXICO CITY – Supporters mobbed Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador as he entered the Hermosillo airport on Thursday, having arrived on a commercial flight. On Friday, the man known as AMLO flew to Acapulco to address the annual bankers’ convention, where social media video showed hugs and hand-shaking.He then set out for a quartet campaign-style rallies – events rife with opportunities for presidential selfies – in the Afro-Mexican communities to the southeast of Acapulco.In the United States, the coronavirus pandemic has closed schools and begun to close businesses, canceled concerts and sporting events and changed the operation of political campaigns. Friday, U.S. President Donald Trump also declared a national emergency and his administration announced a deal with Democrats on Capitol Hill for a relief package that was then approved by the House of Representatives in a late-night vote. The legislation is expected to be voted on in the U.S. Senate Monday.More: Apple closes stores, Spain to lock down, NAACP


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