From extreme polar weather to a 500 year flood and the pandemic, Michigan’s leader has built a reputation for helping communities through a crisis.
Most Americans disapprove of how President Trump has handled COVID-19—despite what you heard at the Republican National Convention.
“The interest in trying to reopen and restart economic activity had a much greater pull at the time ... than did public health concerns or question marks about how it would go."
More assistance is needed "to both rebuild the economy and maintain essential services in education, health care, emergency operations, public safety and more," groups, led by the National Governors Association, wrote this week.
Listen to how these governors first reacted to COVID vs. how they're talking now.
“Most of you are weak,” Trump said. “You have to arrest people.”
The GOP lawmakers' strategy echoes earlier attempts in some states to curb the powers of Democratic governors. But this round comes with added health and political risk.