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ABC News 21 May 2020

Trump visits Michigan, a key state to reelection


The president toured a Ford plant that's building ventilators and maintained social distance but opted not to wear a mask.

While touring a Ford plant in Michigan Thursday, President Trump said the CDC would soon be releasing guidelines on reopening churches. CBS News chief congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes and Axios White House reporter Alayna Treene join CBSN's Elaine Quijano to discuss the president's comments and the rest of the day's political headlines.
President Trump started his Memorial Day weekend by visiting his private golf club in Virginia as states around the country begin to loosen coronavirus restrictions despite rising death toll.
President Trump didn't wear a mask with reporters, despite the company's guidelines requiring them, but said he wore one during a private tour. Trump had touted his negative coronavirus test results earlier on Thursday.
Michigan Secretary of State Joceylyn Benson spoke to Alex Witt about President Trump's criticism of her decision to send mail-in ballot applications to voters in the state. She claimed his tweets were an attempt to "sow seeds of doubt" in the election process.

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