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Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Pointing The Way To A Safe Reopening . . .
State by state, President Trump is helping to bring our great economy back to life. The strategy for doing that was laid last month, when the President unveiled his Guidelines for Opening Up America Again. This phased approach gives every governor a playbook to evaluate when and how to get their people safely back to work. Each state has a full partner in the Trump Administration to make that happen. “I’ve sat in the task force meetings where [Assistant Secretary for Health] Admiral Giroir has talked to governors,” Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany told reporters yesterday. He “literally pulledout his chart and said: ‘Governor X, here is your plan and your request for testing in order to safely reopen. I can assure you that that will be satisfied this month,’” she said. In addition to this support from the White House Coronavirus Task Force, led by Vice President Mike Pence, the President himself has been meeting with state leaders at the White House, including governors from Florida, New York, New Jersey, and Louisiana. Today, President Trump hosted Gov. Doug Burgum of North Dakota and Gov. Jared Polis of Colorado in the Cabinet Room. Burgum is a Republican, and Polis is a Democrat—underscoring President Trump’s commitment to putting partnership before politics as he works hard to get America back open for business.
A safe reopening is possible because of aggressive action at the start of this outbreak. Strong social distancing measures bought valuable time to mobilize a historic public- and private-sector response, which ensured adequate testing, access to personal protective equipment, and hospital resources to treat the sick and protect the healthy.
For nearly 3 years, Democrats and their allies in the media lectured Americans about the seriousness of the Trump-Russia collusion hoax. Rarely a day went by when the false narrative didn’t appear in articles, op-eds, or liberal cable talk shows. Now, these pundits are nowhere to be found on the subject. Newly released transcripts might have something to do with that. As they reveal, former President Obama and Congressional Democrats have a lot of explaining to do. It turns out there was never any shred of evidence tying then-candidate Donald Trump to a Russia collusion plot. That didn’t stop the Obama FBI from surveilling the Trump campaign, nor did it stop them from targeting Lieutenant General Michael Flynn. The Swamp wasted years of our country’s time with sham investigations. At last, they’re going to be the ones answering some tough questions for the American people. 🎬 CNN went from nonstop coverage to looking the other way MORE:‘Obamagate’ is ‘the biggest political scandal of our time’
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President Trump and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy listen to remarks during a meeting with Republican members of Congress | May 8, 2020