Mike Pence defends Trump rallies amid pandemic

The vice president said “some politics is being played” by state lawmakers with where President Donald Trump can hold his rallies.
1:23 | 09/24/20

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Transcript for Mike Pence defends Trump rallies amid pandemic
So bush area picture. Of how well you can see that but this is picture of the president trump treated you've probably seen it. Rally last night in and Pennsylvania thousands of people packed closely together hardly any social distancing very few masks. As again ahead of it rotavirus task force would your recommendation is for. People Americans. To stay away from large gatherings how do you justify seems like it's. Well the recommendations of corona virus task force from early on have been state specific. We've given our very best counseled each individual state and many times to. Individual communities because the circumstances are are very different from one state. To another. We've trusted governors in our states and most importantly we've trusted the American people. We'll certainly Americans have that right but as vice president and president you have the responsibility. To not put Americans in harm's when he said just a minute ago you were listening to the governors of governor of Nevada. Urged the president not to have that indoor rally there and he said that quote the president was putting countless lives in danger. Well we're in an election year and not surprisingly some politics is being played because in the bad. That governor actually saw to it that the president was denied access to three or four different outdoor sites which would have been our first choice.

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