Trump Says It’s Washington’s Call on When to Reopen

President Trump sought to centralize control over the coronavirus response in the U.S., saying that the federal government—not governors—would make the final decision about sending Americans back to work and reopening businesses.

“For the purpose of creating conflict and confusion, some in the Fake News Media are saying that it is the Governors decision to open up the states, not that of the President of the United States & the Federal Government,” Mr. Trump wrote in a pair of tweets on Monday morning. “Let it be fully…

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