Trump to Pence: Don't call governors who don't treat you right
President Donald Trump told reporters during a daily White House coronavirus briefing that Vice President Mike Pence is calling Democratic governors such as Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, despite President Trump saying he should not talk to them if they don't "treat you right."
President Trump is urging the nation's governors to open houses of worship this weekend. It comes as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is releasing new guidelines for communities of faith. Reuters White House correspondent Jeff Mason joins Lana Zak to discuss. The U-S leads the world in the number of COVID-19 cases with over 653-thousand. It also reports the most deaths at more than 31-thousand. U.S. President Donald Trump is hoping to re-open the country soon and has just revealed new rules guiding the decision. CGTN's Nathan King has details from the White House. During a press conference, Mayor Bill de Blasio calls on President Trump to help his hometown of New York "back on our feet" with another stimulus package. Since U.S. President Donald Trump advocated the drug hydroxychloroquine as a possible treatment for COVID-19, many lupus patients have struggled to get the medicine many of them say they cannot live without.
U.S. government health officials have reported a shortage of the medication even though trials have yet to prove its efficacy against COVID-19.
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