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Gov. Abbott discusses release of Dallas salon owner during meeting with President Trump

Posted at 2:50 PM, May 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-08 00:50:19-04

On Thursday, Governor Abbott met with President Trump to discuss the reopening of Texas.

During the meeting, Trump praised Abbott on the reopening of the state. He specifically praised what the state is doing with nursing homes.

Gov. Abbott discussed his latest change to his executive order that said people can not be jailed due to not following executive orders.

He said that the state does not want to arrest people who don't follow the orders to make a livelihood.

He also said the Dallas beauty salon owner who was arrested has been released.

Dr. Burke also praised Abbott for detailed information on statistics and containment of the virus.