Gov. Whitmer On Coronavirus Surge: ‘It’s A Dire Situation’ | The Last Word | MSNBC

Gov. Whitmer On Coronavirus Surge: ‘It’s A Dire Situation’ | The Last Word | MSNBC 1

 

As coronavirus cases start to overwhelm hospitals across the country, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D-MI) talks to Lawrence O’Donnell about what they need to help patients and to protect medical professionals.
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Gov. Whitmer On Coronavirus Surge: ‘It’s A Dire Situation’ | The Last Word | MSNBC

71 Comments on "Gov. Whitmer On Coronavirus Surge: ‘It’s A Dire Situation’ | The Last Word | MSNBC"

  1. April -> May is going to be brutal…

    I’m going shopping tonight one more time before I shelter in place.

  2. Where the f is the Federal govt?

  3. Forget the federal government listen to the health professionals FFS stay safe everyone 🙏

    • Sheik Yo Booty | March 26, 2020 at 2:22 AM | Reply

      TRUMP VIRUS

    • Strangeman MTD | March 26, 2020 at 4:36 AM | Reply

      The pillsbury doughboy at his speeches (which are supposedly meant to be informative, compassionate, concise, truthful and based on medical and scientific facts) instead are just a platform for his rallies. A goose talking to sheep(maga’s). He is so bad he lies about lies and when fact checked palms it to another person or rambles about a random subject. Get rid of this flipper.

  4. February 26, 2020, Trump’s comments on the coronavirus:
    “When you have 15 infected people, and the 15 within a couple of days is going to be down to close to zero….that’s a pretty good job we’ve done.”

    Today, Trump is back to claiming that the virus is no different than the flu, and we should just reopen the the country and go back to business as usual by Easter.
    Trump actually believes he can set a deadline for a pandemic to end. I’ve never seen a human being so confident in his own stupidity.

    Trump’s March 17 press conference: 
    “This is a pandemic. I felt it was a pandemic long before it was called a pandemic.”

    During any emergency or crisis, you will find that some people will rise to the occasion, people like Governor Cuomo, and the nurses and doctors who have been on the front lines of this crisis since day one. And unfortunately, you will have some people like Trump, who will categorically fail during a crisis. They will not rise to the occasion. Instead they will fail at the moment of truth. In the end, the true character of a person will always be revealed when they are faced with adversity. And the eternal question will always be, what did they do when it truly mattered?

    “THESE are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands by it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman.”
    ― Thomas Paine, The Crisis

    • Mark Crampton | March 26, 2020 at 2:12 AM | Reply

      @L B None are so biind as those who will not see!

    • In some sense, he’s right. He barred the virus from China by quarantining all the confirmed cases and close contacts. But he failed to plug the holes and stop the spreading when community transmission started. The democratic system is inferior to an Authoritarian system in times of crises.

    • @L B great…. What else did he do after that?

      You really should stop covering for other people’s incompetent.

    • Betty Thomas | March 26, 2020 at 4:09 AM | Reply

      1 month ago!

    • Freewheelin' Franklin | March 26, 2020 at 6:41 AM | Reply

      @L B
      He did that on Jan. 31st, a full 3 weeks after we had known about it, not an early response. The ban also only restricted Chinese & not Americans from flying to & back for another week. The racist claims stem from the fact that Trump allowed Americans to continue to travel back & forth while restrictions only applied to Chinese citizens. It’s been well documented that Trumpers simply swallow whole WHATEVER Trump says regardless of demonstrably wrong. Thanks for proving this point for us.

  5. When is drumpf gonna start tossing out masks, and hand sanitizer for a photo op??

  6. During any emergency or crisis, you will find that some people will rise to the occasion, people like Governor Cuomo, and the nurses and doctors who have been on the front lines of this crisis since day one. And unfortunately, you will have some people like Trump, who will categorically fail during a crisis. They will not rise to the occasion. Instead they will fail at the moment of truth. In the end, the true character of a person will always be revealed when they are faced with adversity. And the eternal question will always be, what did they do when it truly mattered?

    • LITTLE Squirrelz | March 26, 2020 at 1:38 AM | Reply

      David J Well said! 🌟 please copy & paste this to other videos 🌟🌟🌟

    • David Christ | March 26, 2020 at 3:40 AM | Reply

      Governor Cuomo is knee deep in a overpowering medical crisis. His intelligence and composure is truly inspiring. NY AND NY City are going to need all the help he can get. Then it will be others turn. Den.ordered tonight to stay at home except for store runs and necessary jobs.

    • Manfred Bartels | March 26, 2020 at 8:30 AM | Reply

      Trump is the kind of guy who leaves the sinking ship first kicking women children and elderly people in the guts by running to the lifeboat.

    • Heroic Defeat | March 26, 2020 at 2:40 PM | Reply

      Hmm weird. A lot of democrats are praising his efforts. But if all you watch is one media outlet I can see how you have become brainwashed tools.

    • Horticultureandhomes | March 28, 2020 at 11:06 AM | Reply

      Like cuomo crying wolf about ventolators and clearly lying about it yesterday. Oops caught on tape! What was Cuomo doing in January? He waited to order supplies. Too slow to act and praises his NYC leadership for congregating in large groups while spreading the virus.

  7. “I alone can fix the problem” – t’rump in 2016
    “You’re on your own, sorry.” – t’rump in 2020
    A lot easier to complain and whine when you’re not the guy in charge, eh, Stable Genius? 🤔😄😆

  8. Peaches Williams | March 26, 2020 at 1:18 AM | Reply

    Three months in and hospitals still don’t have adequate medical supplies. We are so behind from other Countries who have tested thousands a day it’s a shame. The most important thing in this Country to our law makers is Wall Street’s GREED!

  9. That’s what happened when you depend on China for everything even swaps.

    • PerennialRose | March 26, 2020 at 12:47 PM | Reply

      @Ronny Lim STFU

    • You’re right. We need to bring back corporations and manufacturing home. We have run out of things because the world has been using China to make products and that’s what everything shut down. It’s everything Trump was talking about. Guess who is getting re-elected? And guess what country is going to experience some changes ?

    • David Whitten | March 26, 2020 at 2:59 PM | Reply

      @Ronny Lim …Okay Xi

    • Ronny: understand before you comment.

    • Lt.Kernal Pattons | April 5, 2020 at 12:00 PM | Reply

      3. . 4 years back the medical Peeples had a saline solution ( sterile salt water ) . SHORTAGE. .Talk about Lack Acts. No Shyt. ..

  10. Materva 1974 | March 26, 2020 at 1:50 AM | Reply

    Trump spent a lot of money on the military for a time when we need them. Well now we need them

    • David Whitten | March 26, 2020 at 3:04 PM | Reply

      They should gather everyone up and place us all in tent cities and stadiums until we prove we’re not infected. If you resist…you should be shot.

  11. Joshua mowdy | March 26, 2020 at 2:12 AM | Reply

    Hello.

    How do we call ourselves the greatest nation a thousand points of light? When we are unable to test and gather data on the population. Nor can we mask our care givers. Pa thet ic.
    Why do we not have our tests?

    Good luck.

    • Joshua mowdy | March 26, 2020 at 2:13 AM | Reply

      Post ßcript.
      Drumpf is willingly and knowingly making this situation more and more deadly daily.

    • We’ve known about this virus for what 60 days or so. How long do you think it would take to develop a test and manufacture enough to test kits for say 10% of our population?

    • Dattatreya Mandal | March 26, 2020 at 5:37 PM | Reply

      Its been a long long time since this was the greatest nation on earth.

  12. Strangeman MTD | March 26, 2020 at 4:35 AM | Reply

    The pillsbury doughboy at his speeches (which are supposedly meant to be informative, compassionate, concise, truthful and based on medical and scientific facts) instead are just a platform for his rallies. A goose talking to sheep(maga’s). He is so bad he lies about lies and when fact checked palms it to another person or rambles about a random subject. Get rid of this flipper.

  13. Mick Winters | March 26, 2020 at 5:39 AM | Reply

    I tried to isolate myself but the Mrs found me 🙁

  14. The spreading of this virus is due to corporate and personal greed. Mardi Gras is a perfect example and now New Orleans is hurting.

    • Custis Longly | March 26, 2020 at 1:03 PM | Reply

      MNM Media .. I think that example was a show of public idiocy. I mean, what if no one showed?

    • David Christ | March 26, 2020 at 1:24 PM | Reply

      With a looming world pandemic if drinking and partying in a large crowd or on a beach without a care. You are not only selfish but dumb.

  15. Rock the Casbah 21 | March 26, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Reply

    Just as well that 45* didn’t go to Vietnam. Could you imagine him leading, as he does so well, from the back?

  16. Stay home good citizen. Don’t hoard food and household necessities. Wash your hands. Don’t touch your face. Be a good citizen. Obey.

  17. Fred BluntStoned | March 26, 2020 at 7:15 AM | Reply

    Mike Pence is sending all the thoughts and prayers that you could even want.
    As you know nothing fails as effectively as prayer does.

  18. All these politicians expect brownie points for trying to help but we’ve been paying them to PREPARE the whole time.

  19. I’m currently reading a FICTIONAL book called “Fever” by Druga (can’t remember her first name) and it’s weird how some authors and creative types (like Bill Gates) can SEE from history that we aren’t prepared for this. That rumor about Bill Gates “knowing” the virus was coming and he didn’t warn anyone is just a rumor. He has studied history. He’s very interested in how clean water helps small villages. He was speaking hypothetically just like the author of the book. I love history. I KNEW something like this was coming. You always hope that it doesn’t but with something that’s easily transmissible and modern travel speeds. It was only a matter of time. The 1918 flu would’ve been worse if they had passenger airlines back then. This is now. Distance is key. Stay safe.

  20. Maybe if all the jobs wasn’t outsourced we’d be able to help ourselves? Detroit is a prime example of a gutted outsourced City.

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