Trump on a nationwide lockdown: “We have a thing called the Constitution, which I cherish, number one. Number two … I want the governors to be running things.”

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REPORTER: “You just said you wanted to keep as few lives lost as possible in the pandemic, but there are still eight governors, all Republicans, who have refused to issue the statewide stay at orders. Your — stay at home orders. Your own experts, including Dr. Fauci, say that’s the most effective way to stop the virus.”

TRUMP: “[Inaudible] We have a thing called the Constitution, which I cherish, number one. Number two, those governors I know every one of them, they’re doing a great job. They’re being very, very successful in what they’re doing. And as you know, I want the governors to be running things. Now, in some cases we’ll supersede, but in this case it’s not —“