(ReclaimingAmerica.net) – Happening Now: At the direction of outgoing Governor Ralph Northam, a Democrat whose term expires this Saturday, Virginia has declared a state of emergency due to a surging number of COVID-19 cases and the demands it is placing on the state’s healthcare system.
According to The Washington Post in a report headlined “Northam declares limited state of emergency aimed at helping hospitals in crisis”:
“Gov. Ralph Northam (D) on Monday issued a limited state of emergency for hospitals stretched dangerously thin amid historic surges in coronavirus caseloads.
“The provisions of the targeted, 30-day state of emergency will make technical changes to expand capacity and increase staffing at hospitals while they grapple with the pandemic, seasonal flu and a general increase in acuity after patients deferred care…
“Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin (R), who takes office Saturday, could rescind the order, but Northam expects to have his support.” [emphasis added]
This information is provided as a breaking news report by Reclaiming America.
What do you think? Please email [email protected] and share your opinion about Governor Ralph Northam, a Democrat whose term expires this Saturday, declaring a state of emergency due to a surging number of COVID-19 cases just days before he leaves office and a Republican – Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin – takes over. Do you think Northam’s state of emergency declaration is based on politics or medical needs?
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