'LIBERATE!': Trump pushes states to lift virus restrictions
April 17, 2020
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump urged supporters to "LIBERATE" three states led by Democratic governors Friday, apparently encouraging protests against stay-at-home mandates aimed at stopping the coronavirus. At least two states under Republican leadership took their first steps toward easing restrictions.
A day after laying out a road map to gradually reopen the crippled economy, Trump tweeted the kind of rhetoric some of his supporters have used to demand the lifting of the orders that have thrown millions of Americans out of work.
"LIBERATE MINNESOTA!" "LIBERATE MICHIGAN!" "LI...