Stories tagged: "governors"


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Arizona, Florida, and Texas See a Surge in COVID Cases. Now Their Governors Are Singing a Different Tune.

Listen to how these governors first reacted to COVID vs. how they're talking now.

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Trump Slams Governors as ‘Weak’ and Pushes Them to ‘Dominate’ Protests

“Most of you are weak,” Trump said. “You have to arrest people.”

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Cuomo to Trump: ‘Are You Gonna Grant Me What the Constitution Gave Me Before You Were Born?’

A recent poll found that a majority of Americans believe their state governors are responding to the coronavirus crisis more effectively than the national effort led by President Trump.

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So Much for States’ Rights. Trump Says He Decides When States End Shutdown.

Under the Constitution, public health and safety is primarily the domain of state and local officials and it was not clear what, if any, authorities Trump could use to overrule their decisions.

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11 GOP Governors Still Refuse to Issue Stay-at-Home Orders

The surgeon general has recommended every state do so to reduce spread of the coronavirus.