Federal Doc Reportedly Ousted For Questioning Trump’s Favored COVID-19 Treatment | MSNBC

Federal Doc Reportedly Ousted For Questioning Trump’s Favored COVID-19 Treatment | MSNBC 1


Dr. Rick Bright, who led the federal agency charged with helping find a vaccine for COVID-19, was removed from his post this week. Bright says he was ousted because he questioned the use of hydroxychloroquine, a malaria drug pushed by President Donald Trump, as a coronavirus treatment. Former Obama White House official Andy Slavitt says Bright’s reassignment is “like the Patriots pulling Tom Brady in the 4th quarter, with the team down by six, facing elimination… This is a guy you want on the field right now.” Aired on 4/22/2020.
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Federal Doc Reportedly Ousted For Questioning Trump’s Favored COVID-19 Treatment | MSNBC

100 Comments on "Federal Doc Reportedly Ousted For Questioning Trump’s Favored COVID-19 Treatment | MSNBC"

  1. Trump’s default position “I never heard of him”

    • Just what I was about to say. trump’s so focused on the US being THE one to sell a cure or vaccine, regardless of whether it works, that he can’t see the forest for the trees

    • Wish we had never heard of Trump

    • Trump is still in the pocket of banks, big business & the motherland…..He barely has a clue what’s going on

    • See this guy on my right whom I have taken dozens of pictures with and even some video? I hardly know him.

  2. KesselRunner606 | April 23, 2020 at 7:06 AM | Reply

    And it turns out, of course, the Doc was right.

    • Ramjambammam Dude | April 24, 2020 at 7:00 AM | Reply

      Wrong! Politico just debunked this nonsense, and they are a left wing outlet

    • @Ramjambammam Dude it’s always funny how if you snowflakes don’t agree with something that you’ll cry “left wing” like a good little fascist puppet.😂😂😂

    • Ramjambammam Dude | April 24, 2020 at 9:18 AM | Reply

      @Some Person Don’t agree with a lie?

      So, Fascist = wanting people to live their lives, go to work, provide for their families

      Democracy = forcing people into their homes, forcing people to rely on the govt, fining/jailing for going to a park

      …….got it…….

    • @Ramjambammam Dude snowflake calm down. I called you a fascist because of the angry beehive you come from where you all use the same exact language, and melt down when someone uses facts and logic against your tiny minds. Actually, ya a key part of fascism is corporations over citizens so ya a fascist state would prioritize work over public health. And in this case over 60% of Americans say the stay at home orders are a good thing and should be extended, majority rules is the basic concept of democracy. But you’re funny crying like a diva and pretending you aren’t a lil fascist, especially when you in trying to be over dramatic actually did point out the general lines of democracy vs fascism…😂😂😂

    • @JuegoMaestro MORONIC RUMPTURD!

  3. What a POtuS.

  4. Rabbit Snare | April 23, 2020 at 7:10 AM | Reply

    “I never heard of him …” Trump is about as predictable as the sunset.

    • Rabbit Snare | April 25, 2020 at 8:28 AM | Reply

      @Brilliant Hooligans

      LOL! I suspect you stopped reading anything longer than 7 words and/or 2 syllables many years ago. No shock there.

    • Rabbit Snare | April 25, 2020 at 8:28 AM | Reply

      @Brilliant Hooligans

      If only Obama was back – many would still be alive.

    • Rabbit Snare | April 25, 2020 at 8:57 AM | Reply

      @Brilliant Hooligans

      Yeah, thanks for reminding me.

      Obama had to deal with 4 outbreaks – all of them threatened to become pandemics. But he listened to the scientists and … I just realized that I already covered this on this thread.

      As for Operation Mockingbird, that’s a 50-year-old thing, right? What about it?

    • Brilliant Hooligans | April 25, 2020 at 9:16 AM | Reply

      @Rabbit Snare Barry didn’t “deal” with 4 “plandemics”.. he “PROFITED” off them. is your cognitive dissonance interfering with your ability to learn the truth? Or are you just a supporter of Human Trafficking from the Barry years? I’m confused of your stance. Explain again on the thread.

    • Brilliant Hooligans | April 25, 2020 at 9:27 AM | Reply

      @Rabbit Snare I’m assuming you are seeing the breaking news of Medical officials coming clean across the nation about the death numbers being falsified. You should be angry that the media made you think the number of deaths was legit. Just saying. Or you can blame President Trump for someone elses lies. Whatever floats your cognitive dissonance.

  5. astounding how few people he has ever heard of

    • Soon he will never have heard of Dr. Fauci.

    • Wow, a dumb comment about how the President doesn’t know everyone in the federal government. How big did you assume the federal government is?

    • @Civil Villain Head of the vaccine development questioned the use of a drug that is saving people in a critical status. Yup, flawless logic to keep someone that wouldn’t want to explore that possibility and limit it’s accessibility.

    • @Llamma Pajama There is more than one agency that has a “vaccine research team.” The CDC has its own and I think NIH has several specialized in vaccine research. BARDA is part of HHS.

    • Civil Villain | April 24, 2020 at 11:46 AM | Reply

      Okay, let me unpack why you’re a moron and your rationalized defenses of the indefensible are moronic.
      1. He wasn’t “a” member of one of the many agencies that have a “vaccine research team” – he was the director of BARDA at HHS and tasked specifically with Covid-19 vaccine development. He has PhDs (plural) in immunology and molecular pathogenisis and was replaced by a guy with no medical background who breeds labradoodle. That’s insane, and you should know that.
      2. To suggest Trump doesn’t know the director and lead researcher of a vaccine for Covid-19 is, flatly, a lie.
      3. I saw you wrote that you’d have fired him too because he questioned using a drug that was saving people in critical condition.
      Was it? Are you so dense that you think that’s how medicine works?
      “This drug ‘saved’ a small number of people from a virus it wasn’t designed for. Quick! Deplete all supplies and give it to the masses with no additional testing!”
      Again, moronic.

      At least you win. The poodle guy definitely won’t contradict doctor Trump’s gut, and will greenlight injecting antiseptic for Covid-19.

      Lord but you Trump supporters are the dumbest most gullible human beings on the planet…

  6. Conny Bartels | April 23, 2020 at 7:17 AM | Reply

    I never heard of him. Don’t know who he is. My God the man is such a lunatic.

  7. “Rick Bright? Never heard of him…”
    “Hydroxychloroquine? Never heard of it…”
    “Coronavirus? Never heard of it…”

    • The Lions Cub | April 24, 2020 at 4:15 AM | Reply

      That’s it Creator…you keep riding that…Banzai “Buckeroo”…you’ll break’um in with facts yet…!!! 😊😂😉

    • The Lions Cub | April 24, 2020 at 4:25 AM | Reply

      @marcum exe
      Yeah…they’ll be the next hyped-up drug, on the street…at least, til he makes profit for what’s ALREADY been paid to INDIA…I bet INDIA, is laughing over some very expensive dinners, over there…giving thanks to: Trumps Dementia Symptoms !
      TDS…YUP…there it is…!!!
      $28 million of those pills…it’s no wonder he doesn’t want to BE PROVEN WRONG…!!!
      The World would have to laugh double that…just to get that Trump to blush, in humiliation…!!!

    • @The Lions Cub

    • @ignignokt – Now thats sad but true he is ashamed of her face

    • @Creator Fox News was also sued and his family won

  8. Yasper Casper | April 23, 2020 at 7:29 AM | Reply

    There’ll be a lot of deaths. Hold him responsible for every unnecessary death !!!

  9. 9 rounds of golf 6 rallies. then he says he was too busy with impeachment now look at the mess we’re in. bet orange faster and all them Senate Republicans need to go ASAP

    • The lyin’ king!!!!!

    • filthynice 88 | April 23, 2020 at 12:38 PM | Reply

      You’re right…. This dumb looking orange man has been a surprisingly good president!
      Exercised his freedoms and He even took time for his on health and well being While being lied to by china, and the who….. And being bad mouthed by his opponents in the 2020 presidential race but he still campaigned despite mainstream media inciting hysterical fear in their viewers
      I guess joe biden is trapped in his home because of covid-19 fear and not because he’s”mumble mouth joe” (who never wrote that article he claims in January) too bad joe doesn’t campaign more ..he can do it virtually..use zoom .. Im sure zoom will strengthen security soon, it’s not like they’ve had outrageously inferior security since summer 2019…. Hmmmm?
      …do you remember the story about the guy dying from “trumps supposed cure”
      It never got a follow up but in did get others to do a little digging to find out that the woman likely poisoned her estranged husband and internationally posed as a trump supporter to throw shade

    • @filthynice 88 Let me guess, you are aka John Barron” (or “John Baron”), “John Miller”, “David Dennison or “Carolin Gallego”.

    • filthynice 88 | April 23, 2020 at 2:58 PM | Reply

      @Becurious who!? My name is filthynice

  10. Kraiguar Smith | April 23, 2020 at 7:36 AM | Reply

    supremely arrogant, disrespectful and uncaring. That is the president of the divided states of America. Prayers for the American people and the people of the world.

  11. Of course “you never heard of him.”
    He was one of the top people working on the C-19 issue.
    He was science based. He disagreed with you. “You’re fired/sidelined.”…But “I never heard of him.”
    SOP, Dr Fouci’s days are numbered…

    • @Tango’s Mom bell Agree that meds need randomized controlled trials to prove efficacy and safety. However in the midst of a sudden pandemic with rapid increase in illnesses/death, it did provide help for folks close to death. If I were dying with basically no alternative, I certainly hope someone would give me a drug as a last resort which did work on some segment of the population. We will see what the Oracle database actually tracked in terms of real time use outside of these smaller studies.
      So funny to me that peole are up and armed against this medication not being approved for COV-2 ; all of a sudden because Trump was on board for this. Non-scientific, lay people are suddenly all about The Scientific Method. I would be willing to bet all of the folks who vaccinated their children with 60 vaccines or so between the years of birth and 5 have no clue that there have never been ANY randomized controlled studies on childhood vaccines. Why isn’t anyone challenging Bill Gates or the CDC on these matters? Once again bipartisan hypocrisy.


    • Tango's Mom bell | April 24, 2020 at 9:23 PM | Reply

      @am You’re assuming I’m a layperson. Trump hyped this because his son in law has a financial stake, as well as many of his pharma donors. I have family members that are immunocompromised and idiots like you put them in danger. Every single shred of anti vaxxer “evidence” has been thoroughly debunked. You’re the reason we have measles again. You get your info from partisan and fringe websites and are all easily led, low IQ people. I have family members who are medical personnel, from nurses to nurse practitioners. I hear you morons saying that medical professionals are pushing vaccines for money. Nope, they’re pushing them to save lives.

    • @Tango’s Mom bell fringe websites? I have a health care degree and have worked in pharma clinical research until I switched careers yours is typical answer from the ignorant. “Debunked” what Andrew Wakefield”? That’s all you have? That is the page 1 Google research page…censored to what the agenda machine wants you to see Like I’ve said in other posts , sheep following mainstream media. If you knew single shred of physiology, you’d know that vaccines can contribute to immunocompromised conditions. Do some research before you speak to me about something you clearly have no clue about. I’m not hear to educate you so follow some folks and listen to another alternative before you decide what you think is accurate.

      Follow Susan Humphries, Stephanie Sennof, Truth About Vaccines just for starters. Then actually read some journal articles about overactivation of immune response.
      Get your relative to a functional med doctor to manage their autoimmunity.
      Low IQ from sheep who believe first line censored articles from Google.
      You are far too ignorant for me to respond to any further comments. Do some research and help your family member 🐑

    • Tango's Mom bell | April 25, 2020 at 7:14 AM | Reply

      @am My mother’s a nurse, my sister’s a nurse practitioner. What health care degree do you have?? If you’re an anti vaxxer than I doubt it’s one that took as many years to attain. Again, fringe baloney sources. And my immunocompromised relatives are intelligent, so they’re under licenced medical doctor’s care. A few journal articles and a Google University degree do not override literally millions upon millions of people vaccinated over decades and the benefits outweighing any side effects.

    • @Tango’s Mom bell that stupid ox will fight to the death over trump

  12. russell campbell | April 23, 2020 at 7:38 AM | Reply

    Nod, nod – like yes, yes, I know what you are referring to – then he’s never heard of him after it makes him look bad.

  13. I never heard of him.i never met him. When does the picture of them together show up? I guess 47k dead is not enough for trumpee. He wants more dead. He likes to be a winner.

  14. Trump obviously doesn’t have a clue about what he is doing. Lying is his first choice in all situations.

    • The lyin ‘king!!!!!

    • Jack backerrack | April 23, 2020 at 10:56 AM | Reply

      “I never lie. . . But if I did I’d be the best liar. My lies would be the greatest lies ever told. Brilliant lies. Tantalizingly beautiful lies. . But I never lie.”

    • Judy Bargenquast | April 23, 2020 at 11:49 AM | Reply

      He does know what he’s doing. He is withholding medical supplies from blue states and lining his pockets from this disaster. He is making sure the proper amount of testing isn’t getting done. He’s inciting rebellion against mayor’s policies….I could go on and on. He knows EXACTLY what he is doing. He is a stupid inept individual but he is evil smart.

    • IWashMyOwnBrain | April 23, 2020 at 11:54 AM | Reply

      More fake news….

    • Polycarp Flavius | April 23, 2020 at 6:12 PM | Reply

      @Judy Bargenquast — Cite your evidence and We the People will decide your fate like We did with Senator Warren running for President.

  15. Tor Hunemark | April 23, 2020 at 8:45 AM | Reply

    “Nobody knows less about this Administration than I do, believe me”

  16. “I’ve never heard of him.”
    Translation : Yeah, I fired him.

  17. worldcitizen.vision | April 23, 2020 at 12:02 PM | Reply

    “I never heard of him”, meaning yes I fired him.

    • @Robert Andrews Trump saying that he never knew makes it clear that he did. I mean look how Trump’s claimed that Michael Cohen only did very little work for besides the fact that he was the only person handling Trump’s personal skew ups.

    • Valerie J. Norse | April 23, 2020 at 5:20 PM | Reply

      @David Drake — Exactly. He barely knew Michael Cohen. He barely knew George Papadapoulos. He didn’t know Lev Parnas. Now he doesn’t know Dr. Bright. Anytime Trump denies knowing someone, it’s a sure bet that he was either in cahoots with them or fired them.

    • Lawerance Bourland | April 24, 2020 at 6:07 AM | Reply

      Trump never said that. You are one stupid count.

    • Lawerance Bourland | April 24, 2020 at 6:13 AM | Reply

      @David Drake calon . that Russian whoe. Who was lieing and black mailing trump? Calvin TRYED to get trump to pay cash. Trump said no.I want it done legal. Calon t eyed again.Trump said If I have to pay .pay in a check. I want it legal on my end. Calon was trying to get trump to do something illegal it sounded to me.

    • EqualLandRichPeople | April 27, 2020 at 10:31 PM | Reply

      @Robert Andrews They don’t care about truth, they make stuff up to fit their agenda.

  18. As soon as the words “I never heard of him” comes out of Trump’s mouth, you know he knows him!

    • JuegoMaestro | April 23, 2020 at 7:04 PM | Reply

      Reporter: He was really gifted.
      Trump: How do you know?
      Reporter: He has worked for many years.
      Trump: So what? I know baseball players playing their whole life and they can’t hit above 150.

      This is why Trump keeps winning.

    • JuegoMaestro actually [search it] practicing something for 10,000 hours makes you able to perfect it. comparing a doctor to a baseball player is the most idiotic thing i’ve ever heard. Because if he was going to say that why was he on w Trump in the first place?

    • Jangus Roundstone | April 24, 2020 at 12:10 AM | Reply

      JuegoMaestro If they were hitting .150 they wouldn’t be playing for long. Another L for Donnie.

    • @JuegoMaestro Trump is not winning. His Rallies disguised as Press Briefing is really showing he is losing control!

    • Relative Insanity | April 24, 2020 at 10:38 AM | Reply

      valveman12 unhinged for sure.

  19. xXproplayer000Xx | April 23, 2020 at 4:34 PM | Reply

    And y’all say biden has dementia 😂. Trump cant remember the important officials he meets

  20. It’s really obvious he’s lying, “Never heard of him, no. Never heard of him.”

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