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President Donald Trump gave himself a ten out of ten rating for his response to the current pandemic that's upended daily life in the United States.

Medical experts, governors, and private citizens largely disagreed, citing his initial dismissal of the highly contagious virus and his reluctance to invoke federal powers to slow the spread.

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The State Department is responsible for not only foreign relations and embassy operations outside the USA, they also take care of United States citizens and permanent residents when they work and travel in foreign nations.

In response to natural disaster, political unrest or pandemics, the State Department does whatever necessary to safely evacuate USA citizens and residents while mitigating any risks to the rest of the population of the country.

At least that's what is supposed to happen.

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