Americans to receive cell phone alert from Trump in first national test

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It's the alert that – if it's real – you won't want to get again.For the first time ever on Wednesday, Americans nationwide will receive an alert on their cell phones from President Trump. The test, scheduled for 2:18 p.m. ET, is the first test of a national presidential alert system that will let any president issue a warning about a crisis. That could include a missile launched by another country at the U.S. or a tsunami."CBS This Morning," got an inside look at the new system with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials ahead of the test."When those messages appear on mobile devices, people should take those extremely seriously," FEMA's Antwane Johnson told CBS News correspondent Anna Werner. "It has some direct impact on either life...

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Americans to receive cell phone alert from Trump in first national test

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