Trump says governors play ‘political game’ with virus tests

ALAN SUDERMAN, JILL COLVIN and AAMER MADHANI Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump accused Democrats on Monday of playing "a very dangerous political game" by insisting there is a shortage of tests for the coronavirus, and Vice President Mike Pence told governors the federal government is working around-the-clock to help them ramp up testing. The vice president sought to soften the Trump administration's message with governors amid growing clamor from the states for a national testing strategy to help secure in-demand supplies like testing swabs and chemical reagents. Trump said Sunday that he could use the Defense Production Act to compel one company to manufacture swabs. "When it comes to testing, we're here to help," Pence told governors during a videoconferen
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