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TOMORROW. JOINING US NOW IS JOSHUA

JOINING US NOW IS JOSHUA JOHNSON.

JOHNSON. AND SEAN PATRICK MAHONEY.

AND SEAN PATRICK MAHONEY. CONGRESSMAN, HOW ARE YOUR

CONGRESSMAN, HOW ARE YOUR CONSTITUENTS.

CONSTITUENTS. A DISTRICT VERY NEAR THE ONE

A DISTRICT VERY NEAR THE ONE THAT HOUSES NEW ROCHELLE.

THAT HOUSES NEW ROCHELLE. HOW ARE YOU GUYS DOING?

HOW ARE YOU GUYS DOING? >> THATS RIGHT, I REPRESENT THE

>> THATS RIGHT, I REPRESENT THE AREA JUST NORTH OF THERE.

AREA JUST NORTH OF THERE. I DID A TELEPHONE TOWN HALL LAST

I DID A TELEPHONE TOWN HALL LAST NIGHT, 33,000 OF MY CONSTITUENTS

NIGHT, 33,000 OF MY CONSTITUENTS GOT ON THE PHONE AND WE TOOK

GOT ON THE PHONE AND WE TOOK QUESTIONS FOR AN HOUR.

QUESTIONS FOR AN HOUR. PEOPLE ARE CONCERNED.

PEOPLE ARE CONCERNED. UNDERSTANDABLY.

UNDERSTANDABLY. THEY SEE CONFUSION AND MIXED

THEY SEE CONFUSION AND MIXED MESSAGING AT THE TOP.

MESSAGING AT THE TOP. THEY KNOW THE RESPONSE HAS BEEN

THEY KNOW THE RESPONSE HAS BEEN SLOW AND INADEQUATE.

SLOW AND INADEQUATE. THEYRE DUMBFOUND THAT IN THE

THEYRE DUMBFOUND THAT IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA WE

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA WE HAVENT DONE THE WIDESPREAD

HAVENT DONE THE WIDESPREAD TESTING TO UNDERSTAND THE

TESTING TO UNDERSTAND THE EPIDEMIOLOGY OF THIS DISEASE.

EPIDEMIOLOGY OF THIS DISEASE. THEYVE DONE THAT IN OTHER

THEYVE DONE THAT IN OTHER COUNTRIES.

COUNTRIES. MY CONSTITUENTS ALSO WANT TO

MY CONSTITUENTS ALSO WANT TO KNOW WHY WERE NOT WORKING WITH

KNOW WHY WERE NOT WORKING WITH OUR INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS SO WE

OUR INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS SO WE UNDERSTAND THE GLOBAL EXPERIENCE

UNDERSTAND THE GLOBAL EXPERIENCE WITH THIS VIRUS SO WE CAN LEARN

WITH THIS VIRUS SO WE CAN LEARN THE LESSONS IN TIME TO DO SOME

THE LESSONS IN TIME TO DO SOME GOOD.

GOOD. I REALLY WANT TO COMMEND THE

I REALLY WANT TO COMMEND THE GOVERNOR OF NEW YORK WHO HAS

GOVERNOR OF NEW YORK WHO HAS BEEN VERY EFFECTIVE IN HIS

BEEN VERY EFFECTIVE IN HIS RESPONSE.

RESPONSE. WE HAVE PASSED $8 BILLION OUT OF

WE HAVE PASSED $8 BILLION OUT OF THE CONGRESS AND THATS GREAT,

THE CONGRESS AND THATS GREAT, BUT THE REAL CHALLENGE NOW IS

BUT THE REAL CHALLENGE NOW IS WHETHER THE ADMINISTRATION CAN

WHETHER THE ADMINISTRATION CAN GET THAT MONEY OUT THE DOOR.

GET THAT MONEY OUT THE DOOR. YOUVE WORKED IN THE WHITE

YOUVE WORKED IN THE WHITE HOUSE, SO HAVE I, THERES BIG

HOUSE, SO HAVE I, THERES BIG DIFFERENCE BETWEEN PASSING THE

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN PASSING THE BILL ON THE HILL AND GETTING THE

BILL ON THE HILL AND GETTING THE AGENCIES OUT OF THE GEAR AND

AGENCIES OUT OF THE GEAR AND SPENDING MONEY WHERE NEEDED.

SPENDING MONEY WHERE NEEDED. TO UNDERSTAND THE SPREAD AND THE

TO UNDERSTAND THE SPREAD AND THE INCIDENCES OF THIS DISEASE.

INCIDENCES OF THIS DISEASE. >> CONGRESSMAN, HOW EFFECTIVE

>> CONGRESSMAN, HOW EFFECTIVE CAN YOU BE WITHOUT

CAN YOU BE WITHOUT DECISIONMAKING ABOUT PEOPLES

DECISIONMAKING ABOUT PEOPLES MOBILITY COMING FROM THE TOP AND

MOBILITY COMING FROM THE TOP AND I GUESS I ASK THAT QUESTION, IF

I GUESS I ASK THAT QUESTION, IF FLIGHTS ARE COMING IN AND OUT,

FLIGHTS ARE COMING IN AND OUT, PEOPLE HAPPEN TO LIVE IN YOUR

PEOPLE HAPPEN TO LIVE IN YOUR DISTRICT, COMING INTO THE

DISTRICT, COMING INTO THE COUNTRY FROM ITALY OR OTHER

COUNTRY FROM ITALY OR OTHER PLACES AND THEYRE NOT TEST, IT

PLACES AND THEYRE NOT TEST, IT WOULD SEEM THAT THOSE EFFORTS

WOULD SEEM THAT THOSE EFFORTS WOULD BE FUTILE.

WOULD BE FUTILE. >> WELL, LOOK, WE NEED TO DO

>> WELL, LOOK, WE NEED TO DO SUFFICIENT TESTING ON A GREAT

SUFFICIENT TESTING ON A GREAT ENOUGH SCALE SO WE UNDERSTAND

ENOUGH SCALE SO WE UNDERSTAND EXACTLY WHAT THE EPIDEMIOLOGY OF

EXACTLY WHAT THE EPIDEMIOLOGY OF THIS DISEASE IS.

THIS DISEASE IS. IN OTHER WORDS, ARE PEOPLE WITH

IN OTHER WORDS, ARE PEOPLE WITH SYMPTOMS WITH THE DISEASE?

SYMPTOMS WITH THE DISEASE? THE MORTALITY RATE IS LOWER THAN

THE MORTALITY RATE IS LOWER THAN WE THINK.

WE THINK. IF WE UNDERSTAND THAT ITS THAT

IF WE UNDERSTAND THAT ITS THAT SIDE SPREAD, IT WILL MAKE SENSE

SIDE SPREAD, IT WILL MAKE SENSE IN THE FUTURE TO ISOLATE

IN THE FUTURE TO ISOLATE VULNERABLE PEOPLE.

VULNERABLE PEOPLE. IN OTHER WORDS, WE NEED TO

IN OTHER WORDS, WE NEED TO UNDERSTAND THE DISEASE.

UNDERSTAND THE DISEASE. AND YOURE RIGHT, NICOLLE, IN A

AND YOURE RIGHT, NICOLLE, IN A CRISIS, NO SUBSTITUTE FOR

CRISIS, NO SUBSTITUTE FOR PRESIDENTIAL LEADERSHIP AND ITS

PRESIDENTIAL LEADERSHIP AND ITS OUTRAGEOUS AND INFURIATED THAT

OUTRAGEOUS AND INFURIATED THAT THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED

THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES HAS HAPPY-TALKED THIS

STATES HAS HAPPY-TALKED THIS VIRUS, BURIED HIS HEAD IN THE

VIRUS, BURIED HIS HEAD IN THE SAND.

SAND. UNDERMINED PEOPLE TRYING TO DO

UNDERMINED PEOPLE TRYING TO DO THEIR JOBS.

THEIR JOBS. HES MIXED POLITICS WITH A

HES MIXED POLITICS WITH A PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY.

PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY. WE CANT DO THIS WITHOUT STRONG

WE CANT DO THIS WITHOUT STRONG PRESIDENTIAL LEADERSHIP

PRESIDENTIAL LEADERSHIP PARTICULARLY WHEN THERES

PARTICULARLY WHEN THERES BILLIONS OF DOLLARS THAT NEED TO

BILLIONS OF DOLLARS THAT NEED TO GET OUT THE DOOR THROUGH

GET OUT THE DOOR THROUGH EXECUTIVE ACTION AND BETTER

EXECUTIVE ACTION AND BETTER COORDINATION OF THE AGENCY AND

COORDINATION OF THE AGENCY AND CONGRESSMAN, HOW WOULD YOU

CONGRESSMAN, HOW WOULD YOU CHARACTERIZE YOUR ACCESS TO THE

CHARACTERIZE YOUR ACCESS TO THE TOP SCIENTISTS?

TOP SCIENTISTS? IS IT UNFETTERED OR ARE YOU

IS IT UNFETTERED OR ARE YOU EXPERIENCING ANY BOTTLENECKS TO

EXPERIENCING ANY BOTTLENECKS TO GET QUESTIONS ANSWERED FROM

GET QUESTIONS ANSWERED FROM DOCTORS IN YOUR AREA?

DOCTORS IN YOUR AREA? >> WE HAVE GREAT MEDICAL

>> WE HAVE GREAT MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS IN THE STATE OF

PROFESSIONALS IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK, OBVIOUSLY, AND

NEW YORK, OBVIOUSLY, AND ELSEWHERE AROUND THE COUNTRY,

ELSEWHERE AROUND THE COUNTRY, ID TRUST DR. ANTHONY FAUCI WITH

ID TRUST DR. ANTHONY FAUCI WITH MY LIFE.

MY LIFE. THE PROBLEM IS IF HES BEING HAM

THE PROBLEM IS IF HES BEING HAM STRUNG, WHETHER THE EFFORT

STRUNG, WHETHER THE EFFORT ITSELF IS BEING UNDERMINED BY

ITSELF IS BEING UNDERMINED BY THE MESSAGE THAT EVERYONE IS

THE MESSAGE THAT EVERYONE IS GETTING FROM THE TOP AND WE HAVE

GETTING FROM THE TOP AND WE HAVE SEEN THIS BEFORE.

SEEN THIS BEFORE. COMPARISONS ARE DANGEROUS.

COMPARISONS ARE DANGEROUS. THIS IS THE PRESIDENT WHO USED A

THIS IS THE PRESIDENT WHO USED A SHARPIE TO MAKE A HURRICANE GO

SHARPIE TO MAKE A HURRICANE GO WHERE HE WANTED TO GO.

WHERE HE WANTED TO GO. THIS IS PRESIDENT WHO DENIED

THIS IS PRESIDENT WHO DENIED RUSSIAN INTERFERENCE IN OUR

RUSSIAN INTERFERENCE IN OUR ELECTIONS DESPITE ALL THE

ELECTIONS DESPITE ALL THE EVIDENCE WE KNOW ABOUT.

EVIDENCE WE KNOW ABOUT. NOW WE COME TO A PUBLIC HEALTH

NOW WE COME TO A PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY HE DOESNT WANT IT

EMERGENCY HE DOESNT WANT IT HERE, HE DOESNT WANT TO

HERE, HE DOESNT WANT TO ACKNOWLEDGE IT AND THAT HAM

ACKNOWLEDGE IT AND THAT HAM STRINGS THE PEOPLE TRYING TO

STRINGS THE PEOPLE TRYING TO FIGHT IT.

FIGHT IT. AND ITS GOING TO AFC ALL OF US.

AND ITS GOING TO AFC ALL OF US. >> YOU MENTIONED SOME OF HIS

>> YOU MENTIONED SOME OF HIS POLITICAL MOTIVATIONS IN THOSE

POLITICAL MOTIVATIONS IN THOSE OTHER FLASH POINTS IN HIS

OTHER FLASH POINTS IN HIS THREE-YEAR PRESIDENCY, I WONDER

THREE-YEAR PRESIDENCY, I WONDER WHAT IMPACT YOU THINK JUST THE

WHAT IMPACT YOU THINK JUST THE WIDESPREAD CONCERNS AND MEMBERS

WIDESPREAD CONCERNS AND MEMBERS OF CONGRESS ARE MORE IN TOUCH

OF CONGRESS ARE MORE IN TOUCH WITH THIS THAN THOSE RUNNING FOR

WITH THIS THAN THOSE RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT, DO YOU THINK THATS

PRESIDENT, DO YOU THINK THATS SHAPING THE PRESIDENTIAL

SHAPING THE PRESIDENTIAL CONTEST, BOTH THE PRIMARY AND

CONTEST, BOTH THE PRIMARY AND THE GENERAL ELECTION TO COME IN

THE GENERAL ELECTION TO COME IN WAYS THAT ARE UNDERREPORTED AT

WAYS THAT ARE UNDERREPORTED AT THIS POINT IN.

THIS POINT IN. >> WELL, WHEN I WATCHED JOE

>> WELL, WHEN I WATCHED JOE BIDEN GO OUT AND SPEAK LAST

BIDEN GO OUT AND SPEAK LAST NIGHT, THAT LOOKED LIKE A

NIGHT, THAT LOOKED LIKE A PRESIDENT TO ME AND SO I THINK

PRESIDENT TO ME AND SO I THINK THERES A FLIGHT TO QUALITY, I

THERES A FLIGHT TO QUALITY, I THINK THERES FLIGHT TO

THINK THERES FLIGHT TO NORMALCY, I THINK PEOPLE WANT TO

NORMALCY, I THINK PEOPLE WANT TO UNDERSTAND THEIR PRESIDENT

UNDERSTAND THEIR PRESIDENT UNDERSTANDS HOW SERIOUS THIS IS,

UNDERSTANDS HOW SERIOUS THIS IS, THAT THEYRE GOING TO BRING THE

THAT THEYRE GOING TO BRING THE BEST PEOPLE TO THE TABLE AND SO

BEST PEOPLE TO THE TABLE AND SO I THINK PART OF WHAT YOURE

I THINK PART OF WHAT YOURE SEEING WITH THE CONSOLIDATION IN

SEEING WITH THE CONSOLIDATION IN THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY AROUND VICE

THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY AROUND VICE PRESIDENT BIDEN IS THE

PRESIDENT BIDEN IS THE REASSURANCE HELL PROVIDE IN

REASSURANCE HELL PROVIDE IN THIS SCARY TIME, THAT IF HE WAS

THIS SCARY TIME, THAT IF HE WAS IN CHARGE RIGHT NOW WE WOULD BE

IN CHARGE RIGHT NOW WE WOULD BE A LOT BETTER OFF, HE WOULD BE

A LOT BETTER OFF, HE WOULD BE FIGHTING THIS ENDIMMIC WITH ALL

FIGHTING THIS ENDIMMIC WITH ALL OF THE TOOLS IN OUR KIT, JUST

OF THE TOOLS IN OUR KIT, JUST THE WAY THE OBAMA/BIDEN

THE WAY THE OBAMA/BIDEN ADMINISTRATION DID DURING THE

ADMINISTRATION DID DURING THE EBOLA CRISIS.

EBOLA CRISIS. WE HAVE A GOOD MODEL FOR THIS.

WE HAVE A GOOD MODEL FOR THIS. AT THE OTHER AGENCIES THAT ARE

AT THE OTHER AGENCIES THAT ARE ON THE FRONT LINES, CDC AND FDA,

ON THE FRONT LINES, CDC AND FDA, THEYRE TALENTED PEOPLE WHO ARE

THEYRE TALENTED PEOPLE WHO ARE WAITING TO BE RALLIED AND

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