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Wed Jul 8, 2020, 01:26 PM Jul 2020

LIVE UPDATES Updated just now Coronavirus Live Updates: C.D.C. to Revise Guidelines for Reopening Sc [View all]

Source: New York Times

Hours after President Trump assailed guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for reopening schools, Vice President Mike Pence, appearing with the White House coronavirus task force, announced the agency would issue new recommendations next week, saying they don't want the guidance to be a reason why schools don't open.

"Well, the president said today, we just don't want the guidance to be too tough," Mr. Pence said. "That's the reason why next week, the C.D.C. is going to be issuing a new set of tools, five different documents that will be giving even more clarity on the guidance going forward."

Mr. Trump openly rebuffed the C.D.C. on Twitter Wednesday morning, assailing current guidelines issued by the agency recommending a slew of preventive measures necessary to bring the nation's children back to class. And he threatened to cut off federal aid to schools that refuse to fully reopen this fall.

Read more: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/08/world/coronavirus-updates.html

We've seen them try to spin science before.
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We're doomed. How do we stop these assholes? TreasonousBastard Jul 2020 #1
VOTE lagomorph777 Jul 2020 #20
Soldiers weren't enough, Miguelito Loveless Jul 2020 #2
LOL. They will now have to be referred to as "guidelines" (i.e., not real guidelines) PSPS Jul 2020 #3
Just like "president". Or WH "facts" and "We won't lie to you". erronis Jul 2020 #9
This is madness Botany Jul 2020 #4
All part of Putin/Trump's Pay For Slay program lagomorph777 Jul 2020 #21
If you are at CDC, RESIGN today. Moostache Jul 2020 #5
They pretty much own the place now. They are rancid as Steve Schmidt stated so well. Death and Evolve Dammit Jul 2020 #6
He's really going to hurt kids in red states JustAnotherGen Jul 2020 #7
This is so fucking stupid! Tree-Hugger Jul 2020 #8
Killing public school teachers is the objective. Freethinker65 Jul 2020 #10
HOW many years in jail cynical_idealist Jul 2020 #17
Where is the most reliable source of information? Sucha NastyWoman Jul 2020 #11
Might be time for a radical change to the education system. cstanleytech Jul 2020 #12
Of course the schools can reopen -- just test everyone who sets foot in it rocktivity Jul 2020 #13
Dr. Oz said our children should go back to school because only 2-3% of them would die. keithbvadu2 Jul 2020 #14
But wait -- there's more. rocktivity Jul 2020 #16
The VIRUS is the reason why schools shouldn't open rocktivity Jul 2020 #15
The federal government accounts for 8% of total school budgets. marie999 Jul 2020 #18
I understand wanting kids in school... stillcool Jul 2020 #19
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