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Trump calls on Pennsylvania governor to reopen state amid pandemic

U.S. President Donald Trump boards Air Force One as he departs on campaign travel to Old Forge, Pennsylvania at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, U.S., August 20, 2020. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

(Reuters) - President Donald Trump called on Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf to reopen the state on Thursday, telling a rally of supporters the Democrat would wait until the day after the Nov. 3 election to do so.

“He’s got to open this state up,” Trump said during a speech in Old Forge, Pennsylvania. “What is he doing? What is he doing? So the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, we’re going to get it open. And I know when he’s going to do it. You know when it is? November 4.”

Reporting by David Morgan; Editing by Chris Reese

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