The White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator, Dr. Deborah Birx, described this Sunday as “terrifyingly worrying” the protests carried out last Friday in Michigan by several dozen armed men against the measures to limit the coronavirus.
Between 400 and 700 protesters crowded into the State Capitol on Friday, where they went as far as to penetrate behind arms with arms, and asked Governor Gretchen Whitmer to immediately withdraw her latest statement to extend the state of emergency until May 28.
Whitmer was directly highlighted by the President of the United States, Donald Trump, as a mismatched element in the national response to the coronavirus for the introduction of particularly restrictive measures in a state that is particularly affected by the disease: 43,207 infections, 4,020 deaths after official ones State information.
In response, Birx described the protests as “terribly unsettling” given the high concentration of people, many of whom were exposed and not keeping safe distances, and exposed their families to an “unfortunate outcome,” he said. in an interview with Fox News.