Wednesday on CNN, anchor Anderson Cooper accused President Donald Trump of not caring in regards to the “well being and security” of American kids, academics and oldsters whereas his administration works to reopen faculties amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Cooper mentioned, “Right now the president of america did one thing uncommon: He expressed a notion that we are able to all agree on, that children belong within the classroom — however then made it fairly clear past what it means to himself and his re-election, he doesn’t truly care about these children in any respect. He doesn’t care about their well being and security, nor the well being of their academics and oldsters, and federal pointers for conserving them protected.”
He continued, “The president bragged in the present day about getting the CDC to alter their pointers to weaken them, and lo and behold, the CDC, which was once a world-respected group, they will give you new pointers, easier ones. Simply take into consideration that. The CDC places collectively pointers primarily based on science to guard children and academics, staying six ft aside and masks and having airflow in rooms and washing palms, and since the president thinks it’s too troublesome, the CDC goes to weaken them.”
He added, “We don’t need steerage to be too robust, the vp mentioned. Let’s simply have steerage primarily based on magical pondering or a pamphlet written by the advisers Diamond and Silk. The president threatened retribution for faculties. I’m quoting a tweet, ‘In Germany, Denmark, Norway and Sweden faculties are open with no drawback, Dems assume it could be unhealthy politically in the event that they open faculties earlier than the November election however necessary for the youngsters and households, could lower off funding if not open.’ Germany, Denmark, Norway and Sweden, I wish to present you what life seems to be like in these 4 nations,” mentioned Cooper, placing up a graph of recent case reporting. “Germany reported 279 new instances yesterday, in accordance with Johns Hopkins College knowledge, and Denmark 10, Norway 11, Sweden 283. The overall of 583 new instances yesterday in a inhabitants of about 100 million. As for america, we’ve got greater than 60,000. 60,000 new instances. Right now we surpassed three million because the outbreak started. 100 thirty-two thousand lives misplaced, instances rising 35 states holding regular in 12 falling in simply three. That’s the actuality in the present day. Tomorrow seems to be worse, not higher.”
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