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Coronavirus / US / Florida / DeSantis #1274803

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Dec 17, 2020
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(Studio: John Berman) Report introduced.

(Atlanta: Drew Griffin) Charges that Florida Governor Ron DeSantis downplayed coronavirus data to help President Trump win the election examined; state statistics cited; details given of the lack of public messages in the state about the virus. [Florida International University professor Dr. Aileen MARTY@- says this move is counterproductive & leads to more deaths.] [DeSANTIS - opposes shutdowns.] [TRUMP - thanks DeSantis.] [Hialeah Mayor Carols HERNANDEZ, University of South Florida professor Dr. Marissa LEVINE@- criticize DeSantis.] How coronavirus is being treated as a political issue discussed

(Studio: John Berman) The new numbers on deaths so far today noted.

Berman, John;
Griffin, Drew

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