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Trump Says He Could Overrule a Governor to Keep Schools Closed, But Prefers Not to


April 14, 2020

President Donald Trump said he has the power to order schools to remain shut down to help contain the coronavirus-but emphasized he'd rather not override a governor's decision.

Trump made the comments about his authority during his daily coronavirus briefing at the White House on Friday, against the backdrop of a nationwide shutdown of school buildings and at least 19 states and three U.S. territories having either ordered or recommended that school buildings stay closed for the rest of the academic year.


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