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NYC Mayor de Blasio pushes back on Trump's insistence at reopening churches, calls the move 'dangerous'

Added 05-26-20 09:43:02pm EST - “New York City? Mayor Bill de Blasio? said it would? be "dangerous" to reopen churches and places of worship during the coronavirus pandemic, despite statements by President Trump urging state officials to do so.” - Foxnews.com

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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said it would be "dangerous" to reopen churches and places of worship during the coronavirus pandemic, despite statements by President Trump urging state officials to do so.

“With all due respect to the president, the president left the impression on Friday that any and all religious services should start again,” de Blasio said Tuesday during a coronavirus press briefing.

“I’m saying very clearly that is dangerous. It is not time to restart large gatherings of any kind even though we deeply, deeply value faith,” he added.

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