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Fact or Fiction: President about to declare a nationwide lockdown?

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Posted at 2:01 PM, Mar 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-17 17:01:46-04

(KGTV) - Did President Trump decide in a meeting this week to lock down the country in the next 48 to 72 hours?

No.

Messages are going around social media stating a friend or relative just got out of a meeting in which the President made that decision.

There was no such meeting. But the rumor was so widespread, the National Security Council sent out a tweet making clear there is no national lockdown at this time.