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Trump says Illinois needs to reopen and needs new governor; Pritzker says president is bad model

(The Center Square) – President Donald Trump said Illinois needs to reopen. Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker says capacity limits on businesses have to be maintained because COVID-19 is “very, very” dangerous. Trump was across the border from the Land of Lincoln in Wisconsin Saturday where during a rally he criticized Pritzker. “Tell you what, Illinois […]

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Trump approves IL disaster declaration; coronavirus cases increase by 673 in a day

President Trump has approved a disaster declaration for Illinois as the number of coronavirus cases rise to 2,538 and 26 deaths as of Thursday. Trump declared that a major disaster exists in Illinois and ordered federal assistance to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by COVID-19, the White House said. Illinois […]