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>>> HERE IN THE REAL WORLD, THE

>>> HERE IN THE REAL WORLD, THE FEDERAL RESPONSE TO THE

FEDERAL RESPONSE TO THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC IS

CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC IS DISASTROUSLY FLAWED MARCHED BY

DISASTROUSLY FLAWED MARCHED BY MISTAKES AND DELAYS THAT

MISTAKES AND DELAYS THAT HANDICAPPED OUR EFFORTS TO

HANDICAPPED OUR EFFORTS TO MITIGATE THE SPREAD OF THE

MITIGATE THE SPREAD OF THE VIRUS.

VIRUS. THE U.S. HAS THE MOST CONFIRMED

THE U.S. HAS THE MOST CONFIRMED CASES IN THE WORLD, ONE OF THE

CASES IN THE WORLD, ONE OF THE SHARPEST RATES OF GROWTH AND

SHARPEST RATES OF GROWTH AND MULTIPLE OUTBREAKS IN DIFFERENT

MULTIPLE OUTBREAKS IN DIFFERENT PARTS OF THE COUNTRY.

PARTS OF THE COUNTRY. THERE IS NO QUESTION OUR FEDERAL

THERE IS NO QUESTION OUR FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HAS DONE A WORSE JOB

GOVERNMENT HAS DONE A WORSE JOB IN CONTAINING THIS THAN MANY

IN CONTAINING THIS THAN MANY OTHER COUNTRIES.

OTHER COUNTRIES. BUT IN THE ALTERNATE UNIVERSE OF

BUT IN THE ALTERNATE UNIVERSE OF THE TRUMP SHOW, EVERYTHING IS

THE TRUMP SHOW, EVERYTHING IS GOING GREAT.

GOING GREAT. PRESIDENT TRUMP IS THE MAN IN

PRESIDENT TRUMP IS THE MAN IN CONTROL.

CONTROL. THERES A REASON THE PRESIDENT

THERES A REASON THE PRESIDENT KEEPS APPEARING AT THE

KEEPS APPEARING AT THE CORONAVIRUS BRIEFINGS THAT ARE

CORONAVIRUS BRIEFINGS THAT ARE SUPPOSED TO BE ABOUT FACT-BASED

SUPPOSED TO BE ABOUT FACT-BASED UPDATES.

UPDATES. HE USES THEM AS PROPAGANDA

HE USES THEM AS PROPAGANDA SESSIONS, REGULARLY SPEWING

SESSIONS, REGULARLY SPEWING MISINFORMATION AND LIES AT THE

MISINFORMATION AND LIES AT THE PODIUM.

PODIUM. THEY HAVE MORPHED INTO SOMETHING

THEY HAVE MORPHED INTO SOMETHING AKIN

AKIN ALIKE TRUMP RALLIES.

ALIKE TRUMP RALLIES. THE BRIEFINGS IS WHERE HE CASTS

THE BRIEFINGS IS WHERE HE CASTS FAILURES NOT PSTIVE TIVEIN THE P

FAILURES NOT PSTIVE TIVEIN THE P THE MAN THAT DISMISSED THE

THE MAN THAT DISMISSED THE THREAT, TIME AND TIME AGAIN, IF

THREAT, TIME AND TIME AGAIN, IF 100,000 AMERICANS DIE FROM THE

100,000 AMERICANS DIE FROM THE VIRUS, HE AND HIS TEAM HAVE DONE

VIRUS, HE AND HIS TEAM HAVE DONE A QUOTE VERY GOOD JOB.

A QUOTE VERY GOOD JOB. HE TRIES TO RALLY HIS BASE BY

HE TRIES TO RALLY HIS BASE BY BERATING JOURNALIST AND THE

BERATING JOURNALIST AND THE WHITE HOUSE APPEARS TO CONTROL

WHITE HOUSE APPEARS TO CONTROL THE VOLUME OF THE MICROPHONES OF

THE VOLUME OF THE MICROPHONES OF REPORTER ASKING QUESTIONS WHICH

REPORTER ASKING QUESTIONS WHICH IS AN INNOVATION, THIS HAS NOT

IS AN INNOVATION, THIS HAS NOT HAPPENED BEFORE BUT THEY CAN CUT

HAPPENED BEFORE BUT THEY CAN CUT OFF A REPORTER FROM ASKING

OFF A REPORTER FROM ASKING FOLLOWUPS AND THE PRESIDENT

FOLLOWUPS AND THE PRESIDENT CALLS ON PROPAGANDAS TO CALL ON

CALLS ON PROPAGANDAS TO CALL ON QUESTIONS HE WANTS TO HEAR,

QUESTIONS HE WANTS TO HEAR, SOMETIMES TWICE IN THE SAME

SOMETIMES TWICE IN THE SAME BRIEFING AND AS DEAD BODIES ARE

BRIEFING AND AS DEAD BODIES ARE BEING LOADED INTO MORGUE TRUCKS

BEING LOADED INTO MORGUE TRUCKS IN NEW YORK CITY BECAUSE THE

IN NEW YORK CITY BECAUSE THE CITY IS RUNNING OUT OF SPACE AND

CITY IS RUNNING OUT OF SPACE AND HOSPITALS, THE PRESIDENT IN A

HOSPITALS, THE PRESIDENT IN A NEW LOW FOR HIM WAS BRAGGING

NEW LOW FOR HIM WAS BRAGGING THIS WEEKEND AND AT THE PRESS

THIS WEEKEND AND AT THE PRESS CONFERENCE WHAT GOOD TV RATINGS

CONFERENCE WHAT GOOD TV RATINGS HES GETTING.

HES GETTING. IM JOINED BY DEMOCRATIC SENATOR

IM JOINED BY DEMOCRATIC SENATOR CHRIS MURPHY OF CONNECTICUT

CHRIS MURPHY OF CONNECTICUT SOUNDING THE ALARM ABOUT THE

SOUNDING THE ALARM ABOUT THE SLUGGISH FEDERAL ACTION TO HELP

SLUGGISH FEDERAL ACTION TO HELP HOSPITALS AND FIRST RESPONDERS.

HOSPITALS AND FIRST RESPONDERS. HE TWEETED TODAY THE NEW

HE TWEETED TODAY THE NEW REPUBLICAN ARGUMENT IS YOU

REPUBLICAN ARGUMENT IS YOU CRITICIZED PRESIDENT TRUMPS

CRITICIZED PRESIDENT TRUMPS RESPONSE.

RESPONSE. SENATOR, I THINK THAT REGULAR

SENATOR, I THINK THAT REGULAR INFORMATION IN TIMES OF CRISIS

INFORMATION IN TIMES OF CRISIS FROM THE GOVERNMENT ON SORT OF A

FROM THE GOVERNMENT ON SORT OF A SCIENCE AND FACTS AND POLICY ARE

SCIENCE AND FACTS AND POLICY ARE ESSENTIAL BUT I PERSONALLY CANT

ESSENTIAL BUT I PERSONALLY CANT HELP BUT FEEL THESE DAILY

HELP BUT FEEL THESE DAILY SESSIONS ARE BAD FOR THE COUNTRY

SESSIONS ARE BAD FOR THE COUNTRY COUNTRY, EVERYONE DANGEROUS ON A

COUNTRY, EVERYONE DANGEROUS ON A PUBLIC HEALTH PERSPECTIVE.

PUBLIC HEALTH PERSPECTIVE. WHAT IS YOUR VIEW?

WHAT IS YOUR VIEW? >> WELL, THE PRESIDENT REALLY

>> WELL, THE PRESIDENT REALLY SEES, YOU KNOW, HIS ONLY

SEES, YOU KNOW, HIS ONLY RESPONSIBILITY AS ONE OF

RESPONSIBILITY AS ONE OF MANAGING A PUBLIC RELATIONS

MANAGING A PUBLIC RELATIONS CAMPAIGN ABOUT TRYING TO SET

CAMPAIGN ABOUT TRYING TO SET EXPECTATIONS SO RIDICULOUSLY LOW

EXPECTATIONS SO RIDICULOUSLY LOW THAT HE CANT HELP BUT STEP OVER

THAT HE CANT HELP BUT STEP OVER THE BAR.

THE BAR. I MEAN, LISTEN, THERE HAS BEEN

I MEAN, LISTEN, THERE HAS BEEN NO STRATEGY FROM THIS AT

NO STRATEGY FROM THIS AT ADMINISTRATION, NO COMPREHENSIVE

ADMINISTRATION, NO COMPREHENSIVE RESPONSE FROM THE CORONAVIRUS

RESPONSE FROM THE CORONAVIRUS DURING THE BEGINNING.

DURING THE BEGINNING. HE HAS NOT TAKEN CONTROL OF THE

HE HAS NOT TAKEN CONTROL OF THE MANUFACTURING OF PROTECTIVE

MANUFACTURING OF PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT.

EQUIPMENT. HE HAS NOT FEDERALIZED THE

HE HAS NOT FEDERALIZED THE SUPPLY CHAIN AND ISSUED

SUPPLY CHAIN AND ISSUED ABSOLUTELY NO NATIONAL GUIDANCE

ABSOLUTELY NO NATIONAL GUIDANCE ON SOCIAL DISTANCING ORBITZ AND

ON SOCIAL DISTANCING ORBITZ AND SCHOOL CLOSURES.

SCHOOL CLOSURES. HE HAS LEFT ALL OF THIS TO THE

HE HAS LEFT ALL OF THIS TO THE MAYORS AND THE GOVERNORS AND

MAYORS AND THE GOVERNORS AND INSTEAD, HE JUST RUNS A PUBLIC

INSTEAD, HE JUST RUNS A PUBLIC RELATIONS OPERATION.

RELATIONS OPERATION. THAT AS YOU MENTIONED,

THAT AS YOU MENTIONED, UNFORTUNATELY REGULARLY

UNFORTUNATELY REGULARLY DISPENSES VERY BAD ADVICE TO

DISPENSES VERY BAD ADVICE TO AMERICANS AND SO, YEAH, I THINK

AMERICANS AND SO, YEAH, I THINK ITS PRETTY HARROWING FOR ALL OF

ITS PRETTY HARROWING FOR ALL OF US TO WATCH THIS LACK OF

US TO WATCH THIS LACK OF LEADERSHIP FROM THE WHITE HOUSE

LEADERSHIP FROM THE WHITE HOUSE AND TO FRANKLY WATCH A LOT OF

AND TO FRANKLY WATCH A LOT OF MEDIA GO ALONG WITH IT BECAUSE

MEDIA GO ALONG WITH IT BECAUSE HIS PRESS CONFERENCE IS, AS

HIS PRESS CONFERENCE IS, AS ALWAYS, ARE STILL ENTERTAINING

ALWAYS, ARE STILL ENTERTAINING IN PART BECAUSE HE IS COMBATIVE

IN PART BECAUSE HE IS COMBATIVE AND IN PART BECAUSE HE DOES LIE

AND IN PART BECAUSE HE DOES LIE AND YOU CAN CATCH HIM IN THE

AND YOU CAN CATCH HIM IN THE LIES AND HOLD HIM ACCOUNTABLE

LIES AND HOLD HIM ACCOUNTABLE BUT THAT DOESNT MAKE FOR

BUT THAT DOESNT MAKE FOR ANFECTIVE PUBLIC HEALTH

ANFECTIVE PUBLIC HEALTH RESPONSE.

RESPONSE. >> YEAH, THATS WHY HES

>> YEAH, THATS WHY HES BRAGGING ABOUT THE RATINGS.

BRAGGING ABOUT THE RATINGS. OBVIOUSLY ABOVE MY PAY GRADE.

OBVIOUSLY ABOVE MY PAY GRADE. I DONT MAKE THE CALL.

I DONT MAKE THE CALL. TAKE IT OR NOT BUT SEEMS CRAZY

TAKE IT OR NOT BUT SEEMS CRAZY TO ME EVERYONE IS TAKING THEM

TO ME EVERYONE IS TAKING THEM WHEN YOU HAVE THE MY PILLOW GUY

WHEN YOU HAVE THE MY PILLOW GUY GETTING UP THERE TALKING ABOUT

GETTING UP THERE TALKING ABOUT READING THE BIBLE.

READING THE BIBLE. ON FEBRUARY 5th, YOU WERE IN A

ON FEBRUARY 5th, YOU WERE IN A BRIEFING AND ON PREPAREDNESS.

BRIEFING AND ON PREPAREDNESS. YOU TWEETED I SAT IN THE MEETING

YOU TWEETED I SAT IN THE MEETING WITH TOP ADMINISTRATION

WITH TOP ADMINISTRATION OFFICIALS AS SENATORS PRESS THEM

OFFICIALS AS SENATORS PRESS THEM TO REQUEST EMERGENCY FUNDING TO

TO REQUEST EMERGENCY FUNDING TO HIRE STAFF AND STOCKPILE

HIRE STAFF AND STOCKPILE SUPPLIES FOR THE COMING CRISIS.

SUPPLIES FOR THE COMING CRISIS. THEY SAID THEY HAD IT COVERED,

THEY SAID THEY HAD IT COVERED, DIDNT NEED ADDITIONAL FUNDING,

DIDNT NEED ADDITIONAL FUNDING, WHAT A FATAL SCREWUP.

WHAT A FATAL SCREWUP. WHAT THAT WAS BRIEFT WAS BRIEFIN

WHAT THAT WAS BRIEFT WAS BRIEFIN FEBRUARY 5th?

FEBRUARY 5th? >> SO THIS IS AN INTERESTING

>> SO THIS IS AN INTERESTING MOMENT FOR A BRIEFING BECAUSE

MOMENT FOR A BRIEFING BECAUSE THE IMPEACHMENT TRIAL HAS NOT

THE IMPEACHMENT TRIAL HAS NOT WRAPPED UP BUT ADMINISTRATION

WRAPPED UP BUT ADMINISTRATION BRINGS THEIR TOP FOLKS BEFORE

BRINGS THEIR TOP FOLKS BEFORE THE SENATE FOR A PRIVATE

THE SENATE FOR A PRIVATE BRIEFING TO EXPLAIN WHAT THEYRE

BRIEFING TO EXPLAIN WHAT THEYRE DOING ABOUT THE CORONAVIRUS.

DOING ABOUT THE CORONAVIRUS. WHICH AT THAT POINT HAD, YOU

WHICH AT THAT POINT HAD, YOU KNOW, ONLY HAD A COUPLE CASES ON

KNOW, ONLY HAD A COUPLE CASES ON THE WEST COAST AND IT WAS JUST

THE WEST COAST AND IT WAS JUST AN ABSOLUTELY CHILLING BRIEFING

AN ABSOLUTELY CHILLING BRIEFING AND I WALKED OUT AND IMMEDIATELY

AND I WALKED OUT AND IMMEDIATELY MADE A STATEMENT THAT IT WAS

MADE A STATEMENT THAT IT WAS SHOCKING TO ME THAT THE

SHOCKING TO ME THAT THE ADMINISTRATION WAS REFUSING OUR

ADMINISTRATION WAS REFUSING OUR OFFERS OF EARLY FUNDING, A

OFFERS OF EARLY FUNDING, A NUMBER OF US IN THAT MEETING

NUMBER OF US IN THAT MEETING SAID TO THE ADMINISTRATION YOU

SAID TO THE ADMINISTRATION YOU NEED TO REQUEST EMERGENCY

NEED TO REQUEST EMERGENCY DOLLARS FROM US NOW IF WHAT

DOLLARS FROM US NOW IF WHAT YOURE SAYING IS TRUE, WE CAN

YOURE SAYING IS TRUE, WE CAN NOT RESPOND TO THIS EVENTUAL

NOT RESPOND TO THIS EVENTUAL CRISIS WITHOUT STARTING TO BUY

CRISIS WITHOUT STARTING TO BUY SUPPLIES NOW, WITHOUT STARTING

SUPPLIES NOW, WITHOUT STARTING TO STAFF UP IN HOSPITALS AND

TO STAFF UP IN HOSPITALS AND LOCAL PUBLIC HEALTH DISTRICTS

LOCAL PUBLIC HEALTH DISTRICTS NOW AND WHAT THE ADMINISTRATION

NOW AND WHAT THE ADMINISTRATION SAID ON FEBRUARY 5th IS WE GOT

SAID ON FEBRUARY 5th IS WE GOT IT.

IT. WE DONT NEED ADDITIONAL MONEY.

WE DONT NEED ADDITIONAL MONEY. WE CAN HANDLE THIS WITH THE

WE CAN HANDLE THIS WITH THE RESOURCES WE HAVE.

RESOURCES WE HAVE. WHAT WE KNOW IS THAT WAS A FATAL

WHAT WE KNOW IS THAT WAS A FATAL MISTAKE AND THEIR UNWILLINGNESS

MISTAKE AND THEIR UNWILLINGNESS TO COME TO COBNGRESS WAS A SIGN

TO COME TO COBNGRESS WAS A SIGN THEY DIDNT KNOW AND THE BELIEF,

THEY DIDNT KNOW AND THE BELIEF, THE WHITE HOUSE IS FULL OF

THE WHITE HOUSE IS FULL OF PEOPLE THAT DONT THINK ITS

PEOPLE THAT DONT THINK ITS THEIR JOB AND THAT WAS

THEIR JOB AND THAT WAS TELEGRAPHED PRETTY CLEARLY IN

TELEGRAPHED PRETTY CLEARLY IN THAT MEETING IN EARLY FEBRUARY.

THAT MEETING IN EARLY FEBRUARY. >> THERE IS CONCERN WHEN YOU

>> THERE IS CONCERN WHEN YOU LOOK AT FEDERALIZED RESPONSE,

LOOK AT FEDERALIZED RESPONSE, THERE IS CONCERN YOURE GETTING

THERE IS CONCERN YOURE GETTING FAVORITISM AND THE PRESIDENT

FAVORITISM AND THE PRESIDENT SAID HE ADMITTED THIS AND TELLS

SAID HE ADMITTED THIS AND TELLS MIKE PENCE NOT TO CALL CERTAIN

MIKE PENCE NOT TO CALL CERTAIN GOVERNORS HE DOESNT LIKE.

GOVERNORS HE DOESNT LIKE. GRETCHEN WHITMER SAYS SHIPMENTS

GRETCHEN WHITMER SAYS SHIPMENTS IS ESSENTIALLY OF THE WHITE

IS ESSENTIALLY OF THE WHITE HOUSE AND PROPUB KA REPORTING

HOUSE AND PROPUB KA REPORTING FLORIDA HAS GOTTEN EVERYTHING

FLORIDA HAS GOTTEN EVERYTHING THEY ASKED FOR.

THEY ASKED FOR. THIS IS A WIDE DISPARITY IN

THIS IS A WIDE DISPARITY IN TERMS OF HOW THE FEDERAL

TERMS OF HOW THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT RESPONDED TO SOME

GOVERNMENT RESPONDED TO SOME STATES AND OTHERS AND I SHOULD

STATES AND OTHERS AND I SHOULD NOTE FOR FAIRNESS, ANDREW CUOMO

NOTE FOR FAIRNESS, ANDREW CUOMO IS GRATEFUL FOR FEDERAL AID THAT

IS GRATEFUL FOR FEDERAL AID THAT IS DIRECTED TO NEW YORK AFTER

IS DIRECTED TO NEW YORK AFTER LOTS OF BACK AND FORTH.

LOTS OF BACK AND FORTH. DO YOU HAVE CONCERNS RIGHT NOW

DO YOU HAVE CONCERNS RIGHT NOW THERE IS AN UNEVEN RESPONSE

THERE IS AN UNEVEN RESPONSE FEDERALLY THAT DEPENDS ON THE

FEDERALLY THAT DEPENDS ON THE POLITICS OF THE GOVERNOR AT PLAY

POLITICS OF THE GOVERNOR AT PLAY AND THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE

AND THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE PRESIDENTS EGO IS MASSAGED?

PRESIDENTS EGO IS MASSAGED? >> WELL, IT SORT OF FEELS LIKE

>> WELL, IT SORT OF FEELS LIKE UKRAINE ALL OVER AGAIN.

UKRAINE ALL OVER AGAIN. YOU KNOW, THE PRESIDENT IS, YOU

YOU KNOW, THE PRESIDENT IS, YOU KNOW, NOW INSTEAD OF USING

KNOW, NOW INSTEAD OF USING FOREIGN AID, USING EMERGENCY

FOREIGN AID, USING EMERGENCY RELIEF IN ORDER TO TRY TO GET

RELIEF IN ORDER TO TRY TO GET PEOPLE TO DO HIS POLITICAL

PEOPLE TO DO HIS POLITICAL BIDDING.

BIDDING. THE MESSAGE SEEMS PRETTY CLEAR

THE MESSAGE SEEMS PRETTY CLEAR IF YOU CRITICIZE THE PRESIDENT,

IF YOU CRITICIZE THE PRESIDENT, THEN YOU ARE GOING TO GET

THEN YOU ARE GOING TO GET ATTACKED AND YOU ARE POTENTIALLY

ATTACKED AND YOU ARE POTENTIALLY GOING TO HAVE CRITICAL MEDICAL

GOING TO HAVE CRITICAL MEDICAL SUPPLIES WITH HELD AND IF YOU

SUPPLIES WITH HELD AND IF YOU GET THE PRESIDENTS BACK

GET THE PRESIDENTS BACK POLITICALLY, WELL SEND YOU WHAT

POLITICALLY, WELL SEND YOU WHAT YOU NEED.

YOU NEED. LISTEN, I CHRIS, HAVE CALLED ON

LISTEN, I CHRIS, HAVE CALLED ON CONGRESS AND ADMINISTRATION TO

CONGRESS AND ADMINISTRATION TO FEDERALIZE THE MANUFACTURER AND

FEDERALIZE THE MANUFACTURER AND DISTRIBUTION OF CRITICAL MEDICAL

DISTRIBUTION OF CRITICAL MEDICAL SUPPLIES BECAUSE I DONT SEE

SUPPLIES BECAUSE I DONT SEE ANYWAY THAT THE PRIVATE SECTOR

ANYWAY THAT THE PRIVATE SECTOR GETS THE STUFF TO THE PLACES

GETS THE STUFF TO THE PLACES THAT NEED IT THE MOST.

THAT NEED IT THE MOST. ADMITTEDLY, THOUGH, IM VERY

ADMITTEDLY, THOUGH, IM VERY NERVOUS ABOUT MY PROPOSAL

NERVOUS ABOUT MY PROPOSAL BECAUSE THAT PUTS AN ENORMOUS

BECAUSE THAT PUTS AN ENORMOUS AMOUNT OF POWER, ADDITIONAL

AMOUNT OF POWER, ADDITIONAL POWER IN THE HANDS OF A VIN DIKT

POWER IN THE HANDS OF A VIN DIKT HOUSE, TWO UNACCEPTABLE RAEMT TY

HOUSE, TWO UNACCEPTABLE RAEMT TY REALITIES, THE PRESIDENT HAS

REALITIES, THE PRESIDENT HAS AUTHORITIES THAT ANY CHIEF

AUTHORITIES THAT ANY CHIEF EXECUTIVE SHOULD POSSESS BUT IS

EXECUTIVE SHOULD POSSESS BUT IS GOING TO USE THEM IN A WAY THAT

GOING TO USE THEM IN A WAY THAT HURTS THE NATION AND BENEFITS

HURTS THE NATION AND BENEFITS HIMSELF POLITICALLY.

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