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Varney: Slow coronavirus reopening will cause ‘hobbled’ economic recovery
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FOX Business’ Stuart Varney on Democratic states slowing coronavirus reopening, threatening economic recovery.
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FOX Business’ Stuart Varney, in his latest “My Take,” argues that Democratic states are “dragging their feet” when it comes to reopening amid coronavirus, and it could have a huge impact on economic recovery.
Varney said 100 million people, about one-third of the population, are still locked down in states like California, New York, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Michigan and New Jersey.
“If the heavily populated, Democrat-run states drag their feet about opening up, the country's economic recovery will be hobbled,” he said. “There has been some loosening up but these blue states are way behind the red states. Why?”
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State governors say it’s for safety in protecting the vulnerable and avoiding a second wave, but Varney said these Democratic leaders may be acting on political motive.