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WATCH: President Trump to announce plans on reopening the economy

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Posted at 5:14 PM, Apr 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-16 20:04:21-04

President Donald Trump is expected to outline plans for reopening America's economy at his daily news briefing Thursday at 6 p.m.

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During Thursday's call with governors, Trump told governors it is their call on when to reopen state economies, the New York Times reported, citing audio it obtained.

Trump has been inconsistent on his messaging to governors. On Monday, Trump said that he could tell governors when to reopen their state economies, which is likely in conflict with the 10th amendment and federal law. But on Tuesday, he relented, saying it would be up to governors.

He also told governors on Thursday that they could relax mitigation efforts before May 1, the Times reported.

Read more here: President Trump expected to outline steps to reopening the economy at Thursday's news conference

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