Michigan’s Gretchen Whitmer Boils After Trump Slams ‘Young Female Gov.

Trump did not indicate if that declaration would be forthcoming. However, he said this week that federal aid will only flow to states that “treat us well.”

Michigan’s Gretchen Whitmer Boils After Trump Slams ‘Young Female Gov. - SurgeZirc US
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The President of United States Donald Trump has once again claimed that governors of states should be “doing more” to fight the coronavirus pandemic and not waiting for the central government for help.

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Trump said most governors “have been fantastic,” but then took a few potshots at Washington’s Jay Inslee (D) and Michigan’s Gretchen Whitmer (D), whose name he either forgot or simply didn’t want to mention.

“We’ve had a big problem with the young, a woman governor, you know who I’m talking about from Michigan,” he told Sean Hannity of Fox News in a telephone interview. “We don’t like to see the complaints.”

Michigan has one of the fastest-growing rates of coronavirus, which has grown to 3,000 confirmed cases and 60 deaths so far.

A CNN report shows that the state has struggled to get essential supplies including protective gear for hospital workers, and Whitmer is calling on Trump to issue a major disaster declaration for the state and the emergency support that comes with it.

Trump did not indicate if that declaration would be forthcoming. However, he said this week that federal aid will only flow to states that “treat us well.”

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It’s a two-way street,” he said on Fox News on Tuesday.

Trump told Hannity on Thursday that Whitmer has “not been pleasant” and said, “all she does is sit there and blame the federal government.”

Whitmer hit Twitter to set the record straight:

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