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Trump attacks: Only reason ‘they’ don’t want to let schools re-open is to hurt my re-election chances

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President Donald Trump appears to be attacking Democrats, or the large number of parents across the country who are afraid to send their children back to school in the fall over concerns students could contract the coronavirus and get sick or die, or spread it to their families, friends, and teachers.

“Politics,” according to the President, is the only reason “they” don’t want to allow their children to go back to school.

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In a rambling address at the White House Hispanic Prosperity Initiative, the President talked about “allowing those at lower risk such as young, and healthy – children in many cases the immune system is so powerful, so strong – but the young and the healthy to safely return to work and to school.”

“We have to open our schools! Open our schools. Stop this nonsense. We open our schools,” the President decreed.

A recent study found nearly 70% of parents are worried about children returning to school given the coronavirus pandemic. About one in five say they will not send their children back to class.

“Germany, Norway, so many countries right now, they’re open, their schools are open and they’re doing just fine and they’re opening in the fall, so we have to get our schools open. Denmark, Sweden,” Trump insisted, pushing a narrative he’s been using recently.

“We have to get our schools open, and stop this political nonsense. And it’s only political nonsense.”

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“It’s politics,” Trump continued. “They don’t want to open because they think it will help them on November 3,” he claimed, referring to Election Day. “I think it’s going to hurt them on November 3.”

“Open your school,” Trump, who has no authority to force schools to re-open, demanded.

What the President neglected to mention is that because he has provided no national plan, America’s coronavirus cases are the greatest in the world, averaging about 60,000 new cases per day. Countries like Germany, Norway, Denmark, and Sweden that had a plan and made it work have very few coronavirus cases left, making re-opening far safer.

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‘It’s worse than ever’: White House has someone new to blame for Trump’s downward spiral

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According to a report from Politico, a substantial number of Republican insiders now see no way for Donald Trump to turn around his re-election campaign before November.

With less than 100 days to go before the election and his polling numbers in free-fall, the president has been getting input from unofficial advisers like former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani and ex-House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-GA) who have urged him to use some of the campaign tricks that served him well in 2016 -- but others close to the president say they won't work this time.

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‘You don’t want to go there’: Morning Joe slaps down Trump campaign’s new attack

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On MSNBC's "Morning Joe," co-host Joe Scarbrough took a shot at Donald Trump's new campaign manager who made his debut on Fox News on Monday for his comments about former Vice President Joe Biden,  saying he is pushing a line of attack that will blow up in his face.

During his appearance on Fox & Friends, Bill Stepien who recently took over the faltering Trump campaign, launched an attack on Biden saying you can "judge him" by the people he surrounds himself with.

After watching the clip, MSNBC host Scarborough said the campaign manager was making a big mistake.

"You just don't want to go there," the MSNBC host warned. "That was President Trump's newly promoted campaign manager making his first TV appearance yesterday, and he was talking about the people that Joe Biden surrounds himself with."

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Anti-Trump Republicans take the president’s newest campaign ad and throw it back in his face

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A group of anti-Trump Republicans has taken the Trump campaign's latest attack ad against former Vice President Joe Biden and turned it right on its head.

The new ad from Republican Voters Against Trump manipulates a Trump campaign ad featuring a woman holding up a series of cards that claim she's "worried" about Biden for being "weak" and "raising taxes."

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