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Texas Governor Greg Abbott announces the reopening of more Texas businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic at a press conference at the Texas State Capitol in Austin on Monday, May 18, 2020. Abbott said that childcare facilities, youth camps, some professional sports, and bars may now begin to fully or partially reopen their facilities as outlined by regulations listed on the Open Texas website. (Lynda M. Gonzalez/The Dallas Morning News Pool)
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As we flagged earlier this morning, attendees at President Trump’s upcoming rally in New Hampshire will be “strongly encouraged” to wear masks even though President Trump has thus far refused to wear one in public.

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UNITED STATES - MAY 13: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., arrives for the Senate Republican luncheon in Hart Building on Wednesday, May 13, 2020. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
CLEVELAND, OH - JULY 19:  on the second day of the Republican National Convention on July 19, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump received the number of votes needed to secure the party's nomination. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Cleveland, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Republican National Convention kicked off on July 18.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 18: Vice President Mike Pence wears a mask as he departs the office of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell after meeting with him at the U.S. Capitol on May 18, 2020 in Washington, DC. President Trump is scheduled to attend a luncheon this afternoon with Senate Republicans. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - JUNE 09: Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., arrives for the Senate Homeland Security and  Governmental Affairs Committee hearing titled “Evaluating the Federal Government’s Procurement and Distribution Strategies in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic,” in Dirksen Building on Tuesday, June 9, 2020. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - DECEMBER 6: House Majority Whip James Clyburn, D-S.C., attends a news conference in the Capitol on the Voting Rights Advancement Act on Friday, December 6, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - JUNE 24: Vice President Mike Pence arrives for the Senate Republican luncheon in Hart Building on Wednesday, June 24, 2020. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
on January 9, 2018 in Washington, DC.
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper listens to a question during a briefing on the coronavirus pandemic at the Emergency Operations Center in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, May 26, 2020. (Ethan Hyman/Raleigh News & Observer/TNS)
Florida, Miami Beach, North Beach, coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic crisis, discarded face mask, litter sidewalk,
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