KXAN: Texas governor praised by President Trump during White House coronavirus visit

Gov. Abbott and the president talked for about an hour at the White House.

Both were on the same page with the reopening but others in the state have a warning for the governor.

“People will die if we take the steps the governor demanded,” Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) said Thursday.

Doggett said both Abbott and the president are ignoring the advice of health professionals. He said the move to reopen risks exposing more Texans to the virus.

“Follow the doctor’s advice, don’t expose Texans to unnecessary death just because its’ good politics,” he added.

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Author: Kellie Meyer

Publisher: KXAN

Date: May 9, 2020