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  Trump Flirting With Discouraging Social Distancing To Rescue Tanking Economy
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Last EditedRP  Mar 23, 2020 10:12am
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AuthorCristina Cabrera
News DateMonday, March 23, 2020 03:55:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionPresident Donald Trump and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin have reportedly been discussing potential plans to discontinue the White House’s tight social distancing guidelines in an effort to juice the sagging economy amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

The White House had issued an official recommendation last Monday urging Americans to stay away from work (with the exception of those in the “critical infrastructure industry”) and avoid bars, restaurants, and unnecessary shopping trips for the next 15 days. By Thursday, Trump had already begun mulling ways to scale back the guidelines and pull workers back to their places of employment
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