Christie said so much during his WPG Talk Radio interview hosted by Harry Hurley Friday while vacationing in Sicily, a 30-minute long conversation touching on the crisis just a day after Trump made the declaration. I'll tell you what, and they should be very nervous, because things will happen to them like they never thought possible.
Jeff Myers, president and CEO of Medicaid Health Plans of America, said he hopes the declaration would include expansion of medication-assisted therapy, or MAT, programs. States and cities ravaged the most by the epidemic can use federal disaster relief funds or request other types of emergency aid.
Afterward, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price told reporters that declaring a national emergency is a step usually reserved for "a time-limited problem", like the Zika outbreak or problems caused by Hurricane Sandy in 2012.
"This declaration will help provide communities in West Virginia and throughout the country more resources to tackle this awful epidemic and ultimately save lives", Capito said.
National estimates found almost 33,000 people diedin 2015 due to opioid overdose, but several reports have found even those numbers could be severely underreported, meaning the total number of overdoses could be much higher.
Trump drew criticism recently after transcripts of a call with Mexico's president showed him describing New Hampshire as a "drug-infested den".
Donald Trump is not mentally equipped for the presidency, and his basic instability is pushing the United States toward a military confrontation with North Korea. But, he also noted that "it's really unclear" what effect a federal emergency declaration would have on the opioid crisis specifically.
The increasing drug problem in Greater Cincinnati has been declared a national emergency. Despite Christie's bullying and bluster on most issues, his willingness to tackle opioid addiction seems heartfelt and real.
Said Forte: "They kept us in the call room for an extremely long time in our running kits and it's not the warmest over here". He ran his last individual race, the 100m, last Saturday, managing only a bronze; no fairytale finish for him.
Cooperation between Rome and Tripoli on migration was endorsed as "very constructive" by the UN's new Libya envoy, Ghassan Salame. Anti-migrant sentiment has been rising in Italy, where newcomers from Africa and the Middle East are being blamed for crimes.
He has won the last three Cup races at MIS, the first driver to do that since Bill Elliott, who won four straight from 1985-86. Keselowski led nearly the entire way through the 60-lap first stage, only giving up the top spot briefly during a pit cycle.
The blonde bombshell joined forces with her director boyfriend Darren Aronofsky , 48, for nail-biting thriller Mother! . 'Having your privacy violated constantly isn't a problem if you're flawless , but if you're human, it's terrifying'.
Along with a second-degree murder charge, Mr Fields faces three counts of malicious wounding and one count of leaving the scene. The death toll includes two Virginia State Police officers who were killed when their helicopter crashed near Charlottesville .
North Korean officials in turn have accused the USA leader of driving the Korean peninsula to the brink of nuclear war. Joseph Dunford, is traveling in Asia and expected to meet with leaders in South Korea, Japan and China.
Shares of Snap were off 12.48 percent following a miss on revenue and daily active users, leading to a slew of price target cuts. Market bellwether Samsung Electronics Co. backtracked 3.49 percent, and No. 2 chipmaker SK hynix Inc. was down 4.04 percent.
The exercises are expected to run from August 21-31 and involve tens of thousands of troops on the ground and in the sea and air. Despite the tough rhetoric, Trump insisted that "nobody loves a peaceful solution better than President Trump".
Former foreign secretary David Miliband has used an attack on the ministers spearheading Brexit to call for a second European Union referendum.
Gators suspended for season opener against MI
Seven Florida football players are suspended for the season opener September 2 against MI , the school announced Sunday. The No. 16-ranked Gators open the season against MI in the Advocare Classic on September 2 in Houston against No. 9 MI .
Bryce Harper has 'significant' bone bruise
That counts Saturday night's series opener that was delayed 3 hours and started at 7:05 p.m. on the West Coast. The San Francisco Giants and the Washington Nationals take the field in DC in a Sunday MLB match up.
753 swine flu cases in Delhi
The official said 16 of 28 samples tested positive for swine flu on Sunday, as the number of affected persons increased to 103. He advised people to avoid self-medication and to wash hands at regular intervals since the disease was contagious.
Why Uber investors want Benchmark Capital to walk away
A spokesperson for Mr Kalanick said the legal action is "completely without merit and riddled with lies and false allegations". Now valued at close to $70 billion ($A89 billion), it has fast become the world's most valuable start-up.