Trump on Friday
Senator Murphy (D - CT) responded:
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In Trump's 'LIBERATE' tweets, extremists see a call to arms
Fox News' Laura Ingraham reacts
Trump adviser Stephen Moore compares the protesters to Rosa Parks
Local Ogden coverage?
On page A4 of this morning's Wheeling News-Register is the first 25% of a long Associated Press article on reopening the country:
Governors Feel heat to Reopen From Protesters,Trump
The original AP article provides an update on the virus, Trump's tweets, and considerable depth on the protest rallies. Unfortunately for local readers, we get only some of the information on the rallies, three paragraphs on the virus, and, despite the article's title, nothing on Trump's "heat" on the governors. Here, for example, are the first two deleted paragraphs:
Trump, whose administration waited months to bolster stockpiles of key medical supplies and equipment, appeared to back protesters.
“LIBERATE MINNESOTA!” “LIBERATE MICHIGAN!” “LIBERATE VIRGINIA, ” Trump said in a tweet-storm in which he also lashed out at New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, for criticizing the federal response. Cuomo “should spend more time ‘doing’ and less time ‘complaining,’” the president said.