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PRESIDENT OBAMAS DIRECTION BY A TOP AIDE TO VICE PRESIDENT BIDEN

TOP AIDE TO VICE PRESIDENT BIDEN NAMED RON KLAIN.

NAMED RON KLAIN. JOINING US NOW IS RON KLAIN.

JOINING US NOW IS RON KLAIN. HE WAS CHIEF OF STAFF TO VICE

HE WAS CHIEF OF STAFF TO VICE PRESIDENT AL GORE AND VICE

PRESIDENT AL GORE AND VICE PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN.

PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN. MR. KLAIN, ITS GREAT TO HAVE

MR. KLAIN, ITS GREAT TO HAVE YOU HERE.

YOU HERE. AT SOME POINT IM GOING TO GET

AT SOME POINT IM GOING TO GET YOU HERE AT THE DESK WITH ME IN

YOU HERE AT THE DESK WITH ME IN NEW YORK AND WE ARE GOING TO

NEW YORK AND WE ARE GOING TO HAVE A LONG TALK ABOUT HOW THIS

HAVE A LONG TALK ABOUT HOW THIS IS ALL SUPPOSED TO GO.

IS ALL SUPPOSED TO GO. BUT TONIGHT LET ME JUST ASK YOU

BUT TONIGHT LET ME JUST ASK YOU POINT BLANK IF YOU ARE WORRIED

POINT BLANK IF YOU ARE WORRIED ABOUT HOW THE TRUMP

ABOUT HOW THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION IS HANDLING THIS

ADMINISTRATION IS HANDLING THIS CRISIS THUS FAR.

CRISIS THUS FAR. >> OF COURSE I AM.

>> OF COURSE I AM. I MEAN, I THINK ANYTHING THAT

I MEAN, I THINK ANYTHING THAT COULD BE DONE WRONG PROBABLY HAS

COULD BE DONE WRONG PROBABLY HAS BEEN DONE WRONG.

BEEN DONE WRONG. THAT STARTS WITH THE PRESIDENT

THAT STARTS WITH THE PRESIDENT HIMSELF CONTINUING TO MAKE

HIMSELF CONTINUING TO MAKE INACCURATE STATEMENTS,

INACCURATE STATEMENTS, INACCURATE STATEMENTS ABOUT THE

INACCURATE STATEMENTS ABOUT THE CONSEQUENCES OF THE POLICIES

CONSEQUENCES OF THE POLICIES ADOPTED, INACCURATE STATEMENTS

ADOPTED, INACCURATE STATEMENTS ABOUT THE PACE OF VACCINE

ABOUT THE PACE OF VACCINE DEVELOPMENT, ABOUT THE LIKELY

DEVELOPMENT, ABOUT THE LIKELY SPREAD OF THE DISEASE IN THE

SPREAD OF THE DISEASE IN THE UNITED STATES.

UNITED STATES. AND YOU COUPLE THAT WITH THE

AND YOU COUPLE THAT WITH THE ANNOUNCEMENT TODAY, THE

ANNOUNCEMENT TODAY, THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A DECISION TO

IMPLEMENTATION OF A DECISION TO SILENCE OUR SENIOR PUBLIC HEALTH

SILENCE OUR SENIOR PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICIALS.

OFFICIALS. PEOPLE LIKE TONY FAUCI WHO WON

PEOPLE LIKE TONY FAUCI WHO WON THE PRESIDENTIAL MEDAL OF

THE PRESIDENTIAL MEDAL OF FREEDOM, THE WORLDS LEADING

FREEDOM, THE WORLDS LEADING PERSON ON INFECTIOUS DISEASES

PERSON ON INFECTIOUS DISEASES WAS ORDERED TODAY TO STOP

WAS ORDERED TODAY TO STOP BRIEFING THE PUBLIC.

BRIEFING THE PUBLIC. YOU HAVE A BUNCH OF BAD

YOU HAVE A BUNCH OF BAD DECISIONS BY THE PRESIDENT IN AN

DECISIONS BY THE PRESIDENT IN AN EFFORT TO SILENCE THE PEOPLE WHO

EFFORT TO SILENCE THE PEOPLE WHO CAN GIVE THE PUBLIC THE STRAIGHT

CAN GIVE THE PUBLIC THE STRAIGHT INFORMATION.

INFORMATION. THATS A VERY BAD COMBINATION.

THATS A VERY BAD COMBINATION. >> IN TERMS OF THOSE SORT OF

>> IN TERMS OF THOSE SORT OF DUAL PROBLEMS THAT YOU WERE JUST

DUAL PROBLEMS THAT YOU WERE JUST DESCRIBING THERE, OBVIOUSLY IN A

DESCRIBING THERE, OBVIOUSLY IN A REAL RESPONSE, A REAL AND

REAL RESPONSE, A REAL AND RESPONSIBLE RESPONSE TO THIS

RESPONSIBLE RESPONSE TO THIS KIND OF A CRISIS, YOU DO WANT

KIND OF A CRISIS, YOU DO WANT COORDINATED MESSAGING.

COORDINATED MESSAGING. YOU DO WANT A UNITED FRONT.

YOU DO WANT A UNITED FRONT. YOU DO WANT THE UNITED STATES

YOU DO WANT THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT SPEAKING CLEARLY AND

GOVERNMENT SPEAKING CLEARLY AND WITH AUTHORITY AND SAYING TRUE

WITH AUTHORITY AND SAYING TRUE THINGS.

THINGS. YOU WANT SOMEBODY LIKE TONY

YOU WANT SOMEBODY LIKE TONY FAUCI BRIEFING THE PUBLIC IN

FAUCI BRIEFING THE PUBLIC IN TERMS OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH

TERMS OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH THREAT HERE.

THREAT HERE. WITH THE PRESIDENT REPEATEDLY

WITH THE PRESIDENT REPEATEDLY SAYING THINGS THAT ARE NOT TRUE,

SAYING THINGS THAT ARE NOT TRUE, DOES IT MAKE SENSE TO HAVE

DOES IT MAKE SENSE TO HAVE SOMEBODY TRYING TO COORDINATE

SOMEBODY TRYING TO COORDINATE MESSAGING?

MESSAGING? I MEAN, DO YOU HAVE TO HAVE

I MEAN, DO YOU HAVE TO HAVE SOMEBODY REBUTTING THE PRESIDENT

SOMEBODY REBUTTING THE PRESIDENT AND SAYING NO WERE NOT GOING TO

AND SAYING NO WERE NOT GOING TO HAVE A SHOT FOR THIS REAL SOON,

HAVE A SHOT FOR THIS REAL SOON, NO, THERE ARENT ONLY 15 CASES,

NO, THERE ARENT ONLY 15 CASES, NO, WERE NOT GOING TO ZERO

NO, WERE NOT GOING TO ZERO CASES.

CASES. I DONT HAVE TOO MUCH SYMPATHY

I DONT HAVE TOO MUCH SYMPATHY WITH VICE PRESIDENT MIKE PENCE

WITH VICE PRESIDENT MIKE PENCE BEING IN CHARGE OF THIS.

BEING IN CHARGE OF THIS. BUT IF I WERE HIM, I WOULD HAVE

BUT IF I WERE HIM, I WOULD HAVE NO IDEA HOW TO COORDINATE U.S.

NO IDEA HOW TO COORDINATE U.S. GOVERNMENT COMMUNICATIONS AROUND

GOVERNMENT COMMUNICATIONS AROUND THIS WITH THE GUY AT THE TOP

THIS WITH THE GUY AT THE TOP SAYING THE THINGS THAT HES

SAYING THE THINGS THAT HES SAYING.

SAYING. >> I THINK AT THIS STAGE IN THE

>> I THINK AT THIS STAGE IN THE GAME, ANYBODY WHO BELIEVES WHAT

GAME, ANYBODY WHO BELIEVES WHAT PRESIDENT TRUMP SAYS KIND OF

PRESIDENT TRUMP SAYS KIND OF GETS WHAT THEY DESERVE.

GETS WHAT THEY DESERVE. THE CHALLENGE IS, IS THERE A

THE CHALLENGE IS, IS THERE A PLACE WHERE PEOPLE CAN GET

PLACE WHERE PEOPLE CAN GET RELIABLE INFORMATION?

RELIABLE INFORMATION? AND THAT IS OUR NONPARTISAN

AND THAT IS OUR NONPARTISAN PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICIALS, PEOPLE

PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICIALS, PEOPLE LIKE DR. FAUCI, PEOPLE LIKE

LIKE DR. FAUCI, PEOPLE LIKE DOCTORS AT THE CDC.

DOCTORS AT THE CDC. WHEN I WAS RUNNING THE EBOLA

WHEN I WAS RUNNING THE EBOLA RESPONSE, WE MADE A DECISION

RESPONSE, WE MADE A DECISION THAT I WOULD BE BEHIND THE

THAT I WOULD BE BEHIND THE SCENES.

SCENES. I COORDINATED WITH OUR POLICY

I COORDINATED WITH OUR POLICY IMPLEMENTATION, THE EFFORTO

IMPLEMENTATION, THE EFFORTO DEPLOY PEOPLE TO WEST AFRICA.

DEPLOY PEOPLE TO WEST AFRICA. AND WE HAD PEOPLE LIKE

AND WE HAD PEOPLE LIKE DR. FAUCI, AND THE HEAD OF CDC

DR. FAUCI, AND THE HEAD OF CDC BE THE PUBLIC SPOKESPEOPLE.

BE THE PUBLIC SPOKESPEOPLE. THE AMERICAN PEOPLE DONT NEED

THE AMERICAN PEOPLE DONT NEED TO HEAR FROM DONALD TRUMP OR

TO HEAR FROM DONALD TRUMP OR MIKE PENCE ABOUT THE

MIKE PENCE ABOUT THE CORONAVIRUS.

CORONAVIRUS. THEY NEED TO HEAR FROM THE

THEY NEED TO HEAR FROM THE EXPERTS WHO KNOW THE FACTS, WHO

EXPERTS WHO KNOW THE FACTS, WHO IS KNOW WHATS HAPPENING.

IS KNOW WHATS HAPPENING. WHAT VICE PRESIDENT PENCE SHOULD

WHAT VICE PRESIDENT PENCE SHOULD BE DOING OR WHOEVER ELSE HES

BE DOING OR WHOEVER ELSE HES BROUGHT IN TO WORK ON THIS

BROUGHT IN TO WORK ON THIS SHOULD BE SPEEDING UP OUR

SHOULD BE SPEEDING UP OUR RESPONSE.

RESPONSE. OUR RESPONSE IS TOO SLOW.

OUR RESPONSE IS TOO SLOW. WE ARE NOT GETTING HOSPITALS

WE ARE NOT GETTING HOSPITALS READY.

READY. WE ARE NOT GETTING TESTING KITS

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