President Trump threatened to "cut off funding" from U.S. schools if they don't reopen by the fall in a tweet Wednesday, suggesting Democrats have political reasons to keep schools shut until the November election. Trump cited successful reopenings of schools in Germany, Norway, and Sweden and said the U.S. should follow suit, but did not mention those countries have far fewer daily coronavirus infections than the U.S. The president also said he disagrees with guidelines for reopening schools put in place by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which he described as "very impractical." Not long after, Vice President Mike Pence announced the CDC will revise its advice next week because "we just don't want the guidance to be too tough."
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