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'There were no red flags': New Orleans mayor says Trump made her think it was safe to go ahead with Mardi Gras which likely infected hundreds with coronavirus

2 monthes ago   |   By The Independent

As another pandemic hotspot appears in New Orleans, the city's Mayor says president Trump did not warn her about the risks of holding Mardi Gras amid coronavirus
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The mayor of coronavirus-plagued New Orleans took a shot at Trump, saying the city would have canceled Mardi Gras if the federal government had taken the outbreak seriously

The mayor of coronavirus-plagued New Orleans took a shot at Trump, saying the city would have canceled Mardi Gras if the federal government had taken the outbreak seriously

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell defended her decision not to cancel the city's Mardi Gras festivities earlier this year, when the coronavirus had already been ravaging the US.
She told CNN that if the outbreak had been taken seriously on the federal level at the time, they would have called off the event.
"When it's not taken seriously on the federal level, it's very difficult to transcend down to the local level in making these decisions," Cantrell said, adding that the federal response "backed up by the response of our national leader."
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