Trump says he’ll declare opioid addiction national emergency

PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP said he’s ready to declare opioid addiction a national emergency Thursday. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/KIYOSHIOTA
PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP said he’s ready to declare opioid addiction a national emergency Thursday. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/KIYOSHI OTA
NEW YORK - President Donald Trump said he’s ready to declare opioid addiction a national emergency, which could clear the way for extra funding and government authority to address a wave of overdose deaths. “We’re going to spend a lot of time, a lot of effort and a lot of money on the opioid crisis,”…

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