Trump shifts to opioid crisis

President Trump on Tuesday shifted his focus to the opioid crisis.

Trump said on Twitter that he plans to hold a briefing about the epidemic later in the day at his New Jersey golf club.

“I will be holding a major briefing on the Opioid crisis, a major problem for our country, today at 3:00 P.M. in Bedminster, N.J.” Trump tweeted Tuesday.

The president also shared a Fox News report on a new study that shows “overdose deaths have been severely underreported.”

Late last month, the White House’s opioid commission recommended that Trump declare a federal state of emergency over the epidemic.

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