FAST FIVE: Trump Declares Houses Of Worship Essential, Says Governors Must Allow Services Or 'I Will Overrule Them'
Trump Declares Houses Of Worship Essential, Says Governors Must Allow Services Or 'I Will Overrule Them' Tyler Durden Fri, 05/22/2020 – 14:08 Update (1400ET): President Trump on Friday declared churches to be 'essential', and says he will 'overrule' governors who don't allow them to open “right now.” “Some governors have deemed liquor stores and abortion clinics as essential, but have left out churches and other houses of worship.
BREAKING: President @realDonaldTrump announces that the CDC will be issuing guidance declaring places of worship ESSENTIAL, allowing them to re-open as of this weekend.
pic.twitter.com/G9TzIq1npK – Team Trump (Text TRUMP to 88022) (@TeamTrump) May 22, 2020 According to Axios, the announcement comes after a disagreement between the Centers for Disease Control and the White House over the specifics regarding reopening the country, after the CDC released a 60-page roadmap.
* * * President Trump announced an impromptu press conference on Friday.