Protesters carry rifles near the steps of the Michigan State Capitol building in Lansing, Michigan, on Wednesday. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: Donald Trump calls to ‘liberate’ states as protesters demand easing of lockdowns

  • US president names Michigan, Virginia and Minnesota, all led by Democrat governors, in series of all-caps tweets
  • Critics say Trump is encouraging attacks on state authorities in midst of nationwide health crisis
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Protesters carry rifles near the steps of the Michigan State Capitol building in Lansing, Michigan, on Wednesday. Photo: AP
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