Ducey Meets Trump To Talk COVID-19 Response

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey met with President Trump in the Oval Office, where he thanked the Administration for its efforts to help the state manage its outbreak. [Photo courtesy White House]

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Wednesday, Governor Doug Ducey met with President Trump, and Dr. Deborah Birx to discuss Arizona’s response to COVID-19 pandemic. Trump praised Ducey for the “fantastic job” he has done managing the health crisis.

Birx said Ducey was “the first example of how to move forward together.” Ducey, one of the least popular governors in the country, appeared to lap up the rare praise.

RELATED ARTICLE: Arizona Fitness Centers Win Right To Apply To Reopen

Earlier this week, a Maricopa County Superior Court judge found that Ducey had ignored the due process rights of gym owners. The judge gave Ducey a week to develop a process for Arizona fitness centers to apply for reopening.

The fitness centers had sued the governor who had ordered the centers to close, while supermarkets, restaurants, and other businesses could remain open.

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