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Tennessee lawmakers included within President Trump's re-opening policy

Senators Lamar Alexander and Marsha Blackburn named to President Trump's reopening the economy task force.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — In a press briefing on Thursday, President Donald Trump named a new task force for reopening the economy. 

Tennessee senators Lamar Alexander and Marsha Blackburn are listed on it too. 

The 18-page plan lists step-by-step how to re-open the economy in three phases. 

However, those specific dates of when each state will open are decisions left at the hands of state governors. 

In a tweet, President Trump posted a link to the new plan:

In the plan, President Trump advises employers should bring employees back to work in phases, if possible while respecting social distancing guidelines.

The key message is, this is not a 'one-size-fits-all' policy. 

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