Trump endorses permanent daylight saving time

President TrumpDonald John TrumpDeWine tests negative for coronavirus a second time Several GOP lawmakers express concern over Trump executive orders Beirut aftermath poses test for US aid to frustrating ally MORE on Monday threw his support behind efforts to keep the United States permanently on daylight saving time, which took effect Sunday morning.
 
“Making Daylight Saving Time permanent is O.K. with me!” Trump tweeted.
 
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California and several other states are considering measures that would end the biannual clock changes between standard and daylight saving time.
 
Three GOP lawmakers from Florida introduced legislation in Congress this month that would end the November clock change from daylight saving time back to standard time. The measures, introduced by Sens. Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioPPP application window closes after coronavirus talks deadlock  The Hill's Campaign Report: US officials say Russia, China are looking to sow discord in election US intelligence says Russia seeking to 'denigrate' Biden MORE and Rick Scott and Rep. Vern BuchananVernon Gale BuchananMORE, would keep the country in daylight saving time, the clock change made in early March that is observed by most states for eight months of the year.
 
Rubio introduced a similar measure in 2018. That bill did not advance in the Senate.