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President Trumpís Letter to Americaís Governors ^ | 9/28/2020 | President Donald J Trump

Posted on 09/28/2020 5:53:38 PM PDT by ransomnote

To America’s Governors,

Over the last seven months, my Administration has worked tirelessly with Governors to respond to COVID-19. Through our work together, we have built a robust COVID-19 testing ecosystem, and I am pleased to be providing additional rapid point-of-care tests to continue to enhance our Nation’s testing system.

In March, I challenged American biotechnology companies to develop a rapid, inexpensive, and accurate test. Abbott Laboratories has now delivered. My Administration recently announced the purchase of 150 million Abbott Laboratories BinaxNOWTM rapid point-of-care tests. I am especially proud these tests are being Made in America, by Americans, and for Americans. Moreover, the swabs used for this test are available because of my Administration’s use of the Defense Production Act (DPA) to invest in domestic manufacturing. This is a major development that will help save more lives by further protecting America’s most vulnerable and allowing our country to get Americans back to work and children back to school.

Last week, we began deploying BinaxNOWTM rapid point-of-care tests to our Nation’s higher-risk, vulnerable populations. This included distributing tests to those impacted by natural disasters as well as to assisted living centers, nursing homes, HBCUs, and Native American communities. We will provide you a list of previous distribution locations in your state this week. My Administration will provide continual supplies of BinaxNOWTM tests for vulnerable populations through the end of the year.

In addition, we will be deploying 100 million tests to our Nation’s Governors free of charge between now and the end of the year. The tests will begin deploying this week, and States will be responsible for distributing and administering them. We hope you will use them in ways to further open up your states by protecting vulnerable people. For example, we all want our children to be physically back in school, so we are encouraged that many States are considering prioritizing these tests to support in-person education by testing teachers, aides, and administrators, particularly those at high-risk. Tests can also be used for frontline healthcare workers, those living in households with high-risk individuals, emergency responders, and those in high-risk communities, including African American and Hispanic American communities, or in any other way your States deem to be appropriate.

The United States is leading the world in testing, and we will continue to take a whole-of-America approach that harnesses industry and innovation to ensure America continues to save as many lives as possible. My Administration will continue to collaborate with States in our battle to defeat the virus until we have complete victory.

Thank you for your partnership to serve our fellow citizens.


Donald J. Trump

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TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: coronavirus; governors

1 posted on 09/28/2020 5:53:38 PM PDT by ransomnote
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To: ransomnote
Too lengthy of a letter.

My letter to the Govs:
'Open up you dipwads'... 'And to you few (like Montana) who have not tried to turn your citizens into slaves of fear - good for you'.

2 posted on 09/28/2020 6:02:34 PM PDT by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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To: ransomnote

my letter to the Governors:

after I win re-election, if you don’t open fully I’m going to f you up.

and if you have antifa/BLM in your state, I’m going to destroy them.

3 posted on 09/28/2020 6:08:23 PM PDT by sheehan (DEPORT ALL ILLEGALS.)
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To: sheehan

Dear Govs:

Stop the rioting, looting, murdering & burning down the Northwest, blaming white people. You have abdicated your responsibility as a public servant to provide for the basic security & safety of your citizens.
You will be investigated including all financial transactions to &from your office. If needed you will be arrested & prosecuted & jailed.

4 posted on 09/28/2020 7:02:56 PM PDT by AnxiouslyWaiting
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To: ransomnote


He told them what he wanted them to do and left it open ended for them to make the decision and then take the blame.

He set up expectations for the people and when the governors don’t deliver, the people will wonder why.

He is a brilliant strategist.

5 posted on 09/28/2020 7:03:52 PM PDT by metmom (...fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of our faith...)
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