Pence Shrugs Off Trump’s Call To LIBERATE States Despite Own Guidelines
Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday defended President Donald Trump after NBC’s Chuck Todd accused the president of “trying to undermine” his own coronavirus guidelines by encouraging protests of some states’ stay-at-home orders.
In a series of tweets Friday, Trump tweeted all-caps calls to “LIBERATE” Minnesota, Michigan and Virginia ― three swing states led by Democratic governors ― in an echo of protesters’ demands. A day earlier, Trump had outlined a three-phase set of guidelines for easing the social distancing restrictions in some areas over a span of several weeks.
“All three states have issued guidelines that follow the national advice that you have been giving them,” Todd told Pence. “They are following the president’s guidelines to the best …continued .
[Source: Huffington Post]