VIDEO: Trump issues warning to governors over places of worship
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday urged state governors to allow the reopening this weekend in the United States of places of worship which have been closed due to the coronavirus, warning that he will override governors who do not do so.
At a short appearance in the White House briefing room, Trump said he was declaring that places of worship – churches, synagogues and mosques – are providing essential services and thus should be opened as soon as possible.
The article goes on to state the following:
Trump issued a warning to governors who refuse his appeal but did not say under what authority he would act to force the reopening of religious facilities.
“The governors need to do the right thing and allow these very important essential places of faith to open right now–for this weekend,” Trump said.
“If they don’t do it I will override the governors. In America we need more prayer, not less,” he vowed.
“In America, we need more prayer not less,” Trump added.
Trump announces houses of worship are ‘essential,’ calls on governors to open them up. “The governors need to do the right thing and allow these very important essential places of faith to open right now–for this weekend…If they don’t do it I will override the governors.” pic.twitter.com/QWZXgOUed1
— Breaking911 (@Breaking911) May 22, 2020
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