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Trump declares houses of worship 'essential', calls for reopening

Al Jazeera Friday, 22 May 2020 ()
Trump says churches, mosques and synagogues provide essential services and calls on governors to allow them to reopen.
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President Trump on Friday declared houses of worship are essential and need to be reopened. Meanwhile, former vice president Joe Biden is expressing regret over a comment he made on a popular radio show; CBS2's Jessica Layton reports.

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