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Trump’s critics warn his order to keep meat plants open imperils workers

BY: - May 5, 2020

WASHINGTON — Democratic senators are accusing President Donald Trump of putting workers at risk by ordering meat and poultry processors to remain open during the COVID-19 pandemic. Senate Democrats including Democratic Ohio U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown are asking Trump to amend an executive order he signed last week, which declared meat plants to be “critical infrastructure” and […]