Arizona Teacher Dies As Trump Pushes For School Re-Openings | The Beat With Ari Melber | MSNBC

Arizona Teacher Dies As Trump Pushes For School Re-Openings | The Beat With Ari Melber | MSNBC 1


Despite the fact that 71 percent of Americans fear re-opening schools would be a public health risk in the era of COVID, the Trump administration is pushing all schools to open. Meanwhile, a teacher in Arizona has died recently from the virus after returning to work. Kimberley Chavez Lopez Byrd was 61. Her colleague Jena Martinez-Inzunza and MNSBC Medical Contributor Dr. Kavita Patel join “The Beat” to discuss school re-openings. Martinez-Inzunza calls Byrd’s death “devastating” and argues “we’re not in a position in our community” to open schools. (This interview is from MSNBC’s “The Beat with Ari Melber, a news show covering politics, law and culture airing nightly at 6pm ET on MSNBC. ). Aired on 7/14/2020.
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Arizona Teacher Dies As Trump Pushes For School Re-Openings | The Beat With Ari Melber | MSNBC

80 Comments on "Arizona Teacher Dies As Trump Pushes For School Re-Openings | The Beat With Ari Melber | MSNBC"

  1. Natalie Nienhuis | July 14, 2020 at 8:22 PM | Reply

    He doesn’t care about anyone but himself..if one of my teachers or students die it will be devastating..
    Just not to anyone in Trump administration.

  2. three monkeys | July 14, 2020 at 8:24 PM | Reply

    Did trump have any words of condolences? Did he really hear that question and just go straight to “ Schools must open” without acknowledging this tragic death?

    • Emsley Wyatt Elaborate.

    • Cheryl Dulin | July 14, 2020 at 9:33 PM | Reply

      What a POS!!!

    • @John Dozier He’s not a psychopath, he’s a sociopath. Sociopaths, in general, tend to be more impulsive and erratic in their behavior than their psychopath counterparts. While also having difficulties in forming attachments to others, some sociopaths may be able to form an attachment to a like-minded group or person. Unlike psychopaths, most sociopaths don’t hold down long-term jobs or present much of a normal family life to the outside world.

    • Kennet Ratcliff | July 14, 2020 at 9:51 PM | Reply

      I believe he did.

    • Cheeki breeki communism | July 14, 2020 at 10:06 PM | Reply


  3. I prefer a president who always wears a mask. I prefer a president who cares about people, one who doesn’t spread disease and one who doesn’t try to strip healthcare from millions of Americans during a pandemic. Make America Great Again In November 2020. Vote Donald Trump OUT!

  4. Michael McIntyre | July 14, 2020 at 8:27 PM | Reply

    Ask if Barron Trump is going back to a public school to show an example

  5. Mr. Trump is wrong again. No one is playing politics. People are scared for their lives.

    • @YouRuse is A leftist org right…….certainly wear your heart on your sleeve….

    • @YouRuse is A leftist org Trump didn’t handle the pandemic with care U see how most other countries are there doings ok that alone shows that he is not ready to lead

    • libsrtraitors you’re pathetic attempts at stirring up civil unrest are feeble and a complete failure. You don’t have to live in that vodka soaked shitpile you call a life you can move on.

    • YouRuse is A leftist org you’re not very good at this and you won’t be receiving payment for today’s activities

    • Uriah Heep it’s a paid troll.

  6. Sociopaths are running your country. Can’t you see that. Trump forgets he has a son. lol

  7. Mike Faulkner | July 14, 2020 at 8:30 PM | Reply

    trump should have been removed from office last year!

  8. The only politics that was going on was yours Trump almost 4 month delay an admitting that it was a virus and not a hoax. Trump can be presidential if his life depended on it he’s nothing more than a con man .

  9. From Trumps first accusation of Coronavirus being nothing but a Democrat hoax he has done nothing but politicize and personalize a public health emergency to the detriment of Americans health and economy.

    They have no idea, no action or solutions for how to solve a National health and economic disaster and how to keep kids, support staff and teachers safe in schools.

  10. Joe De Amaral | July 14, 2020 at 8:34 PM | Reply

    “What do you say when a teacher died and parents are worried about the safety of their children?”
    SCHOOLS SHOULD BE OPEN????? This is what you get when bozo the clown is your president.

  11. Trump insists that we sacrifice ourselves, our children, for his massive ego.

    • @Harold Moops
      Fake comments from a fake patriot who licks the boots of a fake president. Putin won the 2016 election not the USA. Why did you delete your comments. Too much pressure for you??

    • @Harold Moops Oh, and I noticed you didn’t answer the question, so here it is again, what “path” did trump “offer” months ago that would have “reduced the hospitalizations and deaths enormously”? And did that include injecting disinfectant?

    • Harold Moops | July 14, 2020 at 10:36 PM | Reply

      @Seitrey King Ooops again… OUR PRESIDENT

    • @Harold Moops Well if that’s so, why is you original comment not above their responses? “jackleg”?

    • Jim jones, drink up 🙂

  12. Johnnie Ezeff | July 14, 2020 at 8:37 PM | Reply

    I think that trump thinks he’ll serve an be re-elected trump not a chance we’ve had enough no matter what you do you’re not gonna win

    • He knows he doesn’t have a chance so he’s trying to destroy this country anyway he can before he’s removed.

    • @2be Blunt tbh i have a feeling hes gonna somehow rig the election so he’ll win another term. I really hope that wont be the case.

  13. Spoken like a true sociopath. There will be no guilt, no apologies, no shame, and no sense of remorse coming from a narcissistic sociopath like Trump.

    Trump pretty much checks every box for the diagnostic criterion of a sociopathic narcissist.

    ~Manipulative and Conning:
    They never recognize the rights of others, and see their self-serving behaviors as permissible. They appear to be charming, yet are covertly hostile and domineering, seeing their victim as merely an instrument to be used. They seek out situations where their tyrannical behavior will be tolerated, condoned, or admired.

    ~Shallow Emotions:
    When they show what seems to be warmth, joy, love and compassion, it is more feigned than experienced, and serves an ulterior motive. Outraged by insignificant matters, yet remaining unmoved and cold by what would usually upset a normal person. Since they are not genuine, neither are their promises..

    ~Lack of Remorse, Shame or Guilt:
    A deep seated rage, which is split off and repressed, is at their core. Does not see others around them as people, but only as targets and opportunities. Instead of friends, he has victims, and accomplices, who will also end up as victims. ( Cohen, Manafort, Stone, Flynn) The end always justifies the means and they let nothing stand in their way…

    ~Callousness/Lack of Empathy:
    Unable to empathize with the pain of their victims, having only contempt for others’ feelings of distress and readily taking advantage of them. 

    ~Pathological Lying:
    Has no problem lying coolly and easily and it is almost impossible for them to be truthful on a consistent basis. Can create, and get caught up in, a complex belief about their own powers and abilities..

    ~Poor Behavioral Controls/Impulsive Nature:
    Believe they are all-powerful, all-knowing, entitled to every wish, no sense of personal boundaries, no concern for their impact on others. 

    Not concerned about wrecking others’ lives and dreams. Oblivious or indifferent to the devastation they cause. Does not accept blame themselves, but blames others, even for acts they obviously committed.

    Some of the problems a sociopathic narcissist like Trump will face include: Trouble handling criticism, easily becoming impatient or angry if they don’t think they are being treated correctly. They feel easily slighted. They try to belittle others or react with rage to make themselves seem superior. They have trouble adapting to change and dealing with stress. They secretly feel insecure, vulnerable, and humiliated, and have a very fragile self-esteem.

  14. The Betsy DeVos child death march will not be tolerated. Keep your kids out of the Trump Petri dish!


    • It’s not sooo called. He IS the president. Instead of whining over him get a job!!

    • Brother Sanguinary | July 14, 2020 at 10:32 PM | Reply

      @Cheeki breeki communism Stay cheeki breeki, my friend!

    • Brother Sanguinary | July 14, 2020 at 10:34 PM | Reply

      @Ron Swanson Except perfectly healthy people have still died from this virus. Trump and his supporters dont care how many die, its all about politics for them.

    • Quasar Sword | July 14, 2020 at 10:34 PM | Reply

      George Fields even the ones in chynah? Did You know the governor controls the state? 😭 she looked so healthy, the weak should stay home . Let the rest do as they will

    • Cheeki breeki communism | July 14, 2020 at 10:39 PM | Reply

      @Brother Sanguinary CHEEKI BREEKI COMERADE!Sheild yourself from all these trolls!

  16. nicholas-davis maher | July 14, 2020 at 8:48 PM | Reply

    The is sad. The blood of every American is on Trump’s hands and if you support him you’re just a guilty .

  17. animus advertere | July 14, 2020 at 8:50 PM | Reply

    No teacher who is older or who has any other risk factor should agree to return to school until Covid is controlled. It’s suicide.

  18. Ronda Leistiko | July 14, 2020 at 8:57 PM | Reply

    Don’t open the schools 😡 I’m not going to send mine. They’re going to be home schooled till the Trumpandimic is over.

    • Ronda Leistiko that’s totally stay at home mom speak with a husband that pays all your bills = privileged

    • Quasar Sword | July 14, 2020 at 10:38 PM | Reply

      It’s from chynah. Your governor controls your state, not Trump. Yes plz never leave your house again thanks 🙏

  19. Trump doesn’t care, teachers never could teach him anything, the nations most stable genius has the IQ of a rock.

    • eltham treehugger | July 14, 2020 at 9:56 PM | Reply

      That’s insulting to rocks. Remember he aced the dementia test and can point out animals when presented

    • @eltham treehugger
      The very stable genius is a moron who makes rocks look good.

    • Steve, you are talking about IQ? How smart do you have to be to know that Trump is not responsible for this teacher’s death? Someone with a 70 IQ would know

    • Cecil Brisley | July 14, 2020 at 10:19 PM | Reply

      @Ron Swanson So a coach is not responsible for a team’s loss? A police chief is not responsible for the poor training of his officers? Trump from day one of this virus has been making the worst decisions. You might have noticed other countries with way fewer deaths/million. You may have noticed countries whose economies started back up a long time ago and even a few that experienced minor hiccups only. You may have noticed countries that followed a path similar to Trump like Brazil. A person with a high IQ might would understand that leadership matters a great deal. Lastly, even a person with very low IQ should be able to see that leadership failed in the US.

    • Brother Sanguinary | July 14, 2020 at 10:35 PM | Reply

      @Ron Swanson Trump and the republicans take no responsibility for anything anymore. This country sucks hard right now, but those in charge have NOTHING to do with it?????

  20. Adam Cordova | July 14, 2020 at 9:16 PM | Reply

    “Your losing a lot of lives by keeping things closed” -the actual president. No, not lives, money. He means we’re losing a lot of money, not lives.

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