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Politics & COVID-19 | Reopening, Flattening the Curve, Elections | US Politics In :60 | GZERO Media

The Coronavirus politicized: reopening America

Ben White, Chief Economic Correspondent for Politico, provides his perspective on the coronavirus-related news in US politics:

With Trump's recent call to liberate locked down states, is reopening America becoming a political issue?

Unfortunately, yes, it is. Trump at his briefings defers to the governors. Talks about phased reopenings. Seems to heed the medical guidance. But at same time, tweets about liberating states setting up these protests, which only serve to put people at risk who are protesting and those who have to respond to it.

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