• President Trump says houses of worship must be essential

    7 days ago - By WBALTV

    The president called on governors to allow houses of worship to reopen this weekend.
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  • Trump calls on churches to reopen this weekend

    Trump calls on churches to reopen this weekend

    7 days ago - By Star Tribune

    President Donald Trump on Friday said he has deemed churches and other houses of worship "essential" and called on governors to allow them to reopen this weekend despite the threat of the coronavirus.
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  • Trump declares houses of worship essential and claims he will override governors if they disagree

    Trump declares houses of worship essential and claims he will override governors if they disagree

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Trump said he will move to designate churches and other houses of worship as essential services in a Friday announcement at the White House.
    Trump claimed he would "override" governors who did not open up their houses of worship for in-person services, although he likely does not have the authority to do so.
    "I call upon governors to allow our churches and places of worship to open right now. If there's any question, they're going to have to call me, but they're not going to be successful in that call," Trump said.
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  • Trump calls on churches, houses of worship to reopen this weekend

    Trump calls on churches, houses of worship to reopen this weekend

    7 days ago - By WGN TV

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Friday said he has deemed churches and other houses of worship “essential” and called on governors to allow them to reopen this weekend despite the threat of the coronavirus.
    “Today I'm identifying houses of worship - churches, synagogues and mosques - as essential places that provide essential services,” Trump said during a hastily arranged press conference Friday. He said if governors don't abide by his request, he will “override” them, though it's unclear what authority he has to do so.
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had prepared...
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  • Trump declares houses of worship 'essential,' pressuring governors to let them reopen

    Trump declares houses of worship 'essential,' pressuring governors to let them reopen

    7 days ago - By Politico

    President Donald Trump on Friday commanded America's governors to reopen churches and other places of worship shuttered by the coronavirus pandemic, threatening to "override" the state leaders if they refused to follow his directive.
    Speaking at a previously unannounced news briefing at the White House, the president revealed that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was "issuing guidance for communities of faith," and declared "houses of worship, churches, synagogues and mosques" to be "essential places that provide essential services."
    "Some governors have deemed liquor stores...
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  • Trump calls on churches to reopen this weekend

    7 days ago - By My Sanantonio

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Friday said he has deemed churches and other houses of worship “essential" and called on governors to allow them to reopen this weekend despite the threat of the coronavirus.
    “Today I'm identifying houses of worship - churches, synagogues and mosques - as essential places that provide essential services," Trump said during a hastily arranged press conference Friday. He said if governors don't abide by his request, he will “override" them, though it's unclear what authority he has to do so.
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had prepared...
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  • Trump designates houses of worship as essential, orders US governors to reopen them NOW

    Trump designates houses of worship as essential, orders US governors to reopen them NOW

    7 days ago - By RT

    US President Donald Trump has declared that churches, synagogues and mosques are ‘essential' establishments. He ordered governors to allow them to reopen immediately, and threatened to override them if they refuse.
    "These are places that hold our society together and keep our people united," Trump announced at the White House on Friday, adding that it's "not right" that some states have deemed liquor stores and abortion clinics as essential, but mandated that houses of worship remain closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
    Any governor that has a problem with this can call the president, but...
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