On Monday, Trump the word
during the White House directing his “total” authority and insisted he could overrule the governor over their decision to reopen the economy. Lamont told CNN John Berman on “New Day” Trump’s statement sent a mixed message “compared to the unified voice of what the governor was trying to do” but added the message coming from the White House task force was better.
“I’m telling you that [Vice President Mike] Pence task force, we meet with them once or twice a week by telephone and they are much more responsive. The federal government is improving in terms of sending their messages, “Lamont said, but added,” don’t let the verbal hand grenade from the President divert attention away from the many other good works that are happening. “
Lamont joined a few East and West Coast Governor
in forming a regional pact on how to work together to reopen their country’s economy. On Monday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said his country along with Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Rhode Island and Massachusetts each planned to appoint a public health and economic official to a regional working group. California Governor Gavin Newsom announced he and the governors of Washington and Oregon would collaborate on their approach to returning to business in “a safe, strategic and responsible manner.”
There is more to it 582,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus
in the United States and more than 23,000 deaths, according to the Johns Hopkins University case count.