Trump again breaks with experts by calling for people to go back to work, claims seniors ‘will be watched over protectively and lovingly’
- In a Tuesday morning tweet, Trump broke with prevailing public health guidelines by calling again for Americans to return to work as soon as possible to re-start the struggling economy.
- “Our people want to return to work,” Trump tweeted on Tuesday. “They will practice Social Distancing and all else, and Seniors will be watched over protectively & lovingly.”
- Public health experts say that because the virus can be spread by people who show no symptoms and aren’t even aware they have it, social distancing is the only way to protect the most vulnerable.
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In a Tuesday morning tweet, President Donald Trump broke with prevailing public health guidelines by calling again for Americans to return to work as soon as possible, repeating his common all-caps refrain that “the cure cannot be worse than the problem.”
The White House is currently half-way through a 15-day “Stop the Spread” campaign led by the CDC, which is encouraging Americans to work from home if at all possible and practice social distancing by not gathering in groups with other people.
Yet over the past two days, Trump has begun publicly and privately agitating for businesses to start …continued .
[Source: Business Insider]