‘It Didn’t Have To Happen This Way’: Congressman Blames Texas Governor For Coronavirus Surge | MSNBC

'It Didn't Have To Happen This Way': Congressman Blames Texas Governor For Coronavirus Surge | MSNBC 1


Rep. Marc Veasey, D-Texas, criticized Texas Governor Greg Abbott for his response to the coronavirus outbreak and the surge in cases the state now faces. He said the governor "decided he was going to follow Trump" and that "it didn't have to happen this way."

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'It Didn't Have To Happen This Way': Congressman Blames Texas Governor For Coronavirus Surge | MSNBC

96 Comments on "‘It Didn’t Have To Happen This Way’: Congressman Blames Texas Governor For Coronavirus Surge | MSNBC"

  1. Governor of Texas has to go. Please help me vote him out by keeping his faults in the public eye till 2022

    • natalie harless | June 27, 2020 at 3:42 PM | Reply

      Fair enough. Help me get Asa and Cotton out of AR.

    • Janusz Pietraszewski | June 27, 2020 at 3:55 PM | Reply

      He should resign in shame, and apologies for his lack of suitable leadership.

    • @The Tweatles <---Did you guys know its possible to get paid from home by posting anti american rhetoric for nazi affiliated groups? Just ask this guy and he'll hook you up.

    • Its Lucky you won’t have to vote out the governor of Texas who gets a virus and he’ll be one of the unfortunates who didn’t believe in science and reality

    • @The Tweatles just think about the amount of people that have been killed by bad cops prior to the age of the smart phones

  2. The reopening should be renamed “the second mistake”.
    The first being of course, Republicans welcoming trump with open wallets and greedy hearts.

    • @Southside lol so trumps CDC is lying?… The death rate climbs as cases climb troll and if Americans dont take this seriously there will be over 200k dead by the end of august… theres a reason American is the only first world country that has lost complete control of the virus and ignoring the explosion in hospitalizations just proves you understand zero of what you speak…

    • Chico Dalianis | June 27, 2020 at 5:26 PM | Reply

      SouthSide Chicago hey my friend Greg Jones said I could paid for post some stuff? How do I go about it?

    • Chico Dalianis | June 27, 2020 at 5:36 PM | Reply

      SouthSide Chicago on a serious note…. the problem with people like you is “if I get it…”

      It’s not about getting it, it’s about spreading it. It’s not about how a young healthy adult could be affected by it, it’s about passing on to someone who could die from it.

      One thing I hate about the trump era… everyone seems to think everything is up for debate… this isn’t, science won. States that opened early like Texas and Florida are paying the price

    • Jim Battersbee | June 27, 2020 at 5:47 PM | Reply

      Don’t forget the 63 million Americans who voted for Trump and the millions of others who elected Trumps offsiders like Pence and McConnell.
      And don’t forget the Democrats who failed the working class of America.

    • president camacho | June 27, 2020 at 7:02 PM | Reply

      i kind of agree but i feel like there have been a lot more mistakes than that.

  3. Junior Campbell | June 27, 2020 at 2:36 PM | Reply

    This is what happens when you unquestioning follow Trump, instead of listening to the doctors and epidemiologists

    • Canoga Parque 818 | June 27, 2020 at 3:39 PM | Reply

      @William H Music 2020 hey i remember you from a while back
      Bill how are you buddy?
      Dem kids still locked in your basement?!🤨

    • @M A If there are no good sides I would chose Biden if only because he’s gentleman like looking person who when he speaks some wisdom of his years can be heard. If I listen to Trump, in 1 min I have to shot down the video because what he says many time can be of the same caliber like google translate from Chinase language and 4 more years? No thank you sir.

    • Elizabeth notthe queen
      Keep being a pawn for the Ruling Class.
      “People not only don’t know what’s happening to them, they don’t even know that they don’t know.”
      -Noam Chomsky

    • Tersi Biden is horrible, but I don’t believe he will start a nuclear war with Iran: Trump, who is owned by Likud party of lsraeI, will take us to war with Iran within a month after being elected. As much as I cannot stand Biden…this is THE reason people need to vote for Biden

    • @William H Music 2020 <---Did you guys know its possible to get paid from home by posting anti american rhetoric for nazi affiliated groups? Just ask this guy and he'll hook you up.

  4. When will people start believing in the science instead of Trump?

  5. John S. Greene | June 27, 2020 at 2:42 PM | Reply

    Trump administration is responsible for the spread. Trump the protector.

    • @Arunava Ghatak Tell me what he did for the economy that was improving under Obama and he inherited. He would not have had any time to do anything constructive between his rallies, his non-stop twittering, his abusing of everyone not prepared to lick his boots and playing golf. How simple minded can people be to believe this crap you believe in.

    • @Arunava Ghatak Wrong, Obama did Trump just took the credit.

    • Debra Johnson | June 27, 2020 at 7:16 PM | Reply

      @J. Noble And you are.

    • Debra Johnson | June 27, 2020 at 7:20 PM | Reply

      @Elizabeth notthe queen Yes I can spell I just cant text. However you don’t have anything intelligent to say and aren’t worth my time. When liberals have nothing to say you usually attack spelling or start calling names. You did both.

    • Elizabeth notthe queen | June 27, 2020 at 7:25 PM | Reply

      @Debra Johnson I’m not a liberal ,sorry to disappoint.

  6. Venture Fanatic | June 27, 2020 at 2:44 PM | Reply

    Maybe this is how we get rid of the idiots living in the South? The smart ones will stay in and stay healthy.

    • truerealityscott | June 27, 2020 at 4:10 PM | Reply

      @William H Music 2020 👈Prince Willy👉🇷🇺😜🔻

    • M Gutierrez … thanks, you too, hon.

    • truerealityscott … again, I will say not all southerners are trump supporters. The civil war you are talking about may generate from every state, as Trump supporters are from every state. They are not just isolated in the South.

    • Brian Pumper | June 27, 2020 at 4:48 PM | Reply

      @William H Music 2020 I’m just laughing at all the Trump supporters going into ICU 😂🇺🇸

    • William H Music 2020 who are the real Americans, all those idiots that were crowded on the beaches and broad walks, or the racist jackasses that were protesting with assault rifles because they were asked to wear mask to protect themselves?

  7. Bildgesmythe | June 27, 2020 at 2:46 PM | Reply

    Look at the world data. Look at USA data. No politics just numbers. America, have you gone stupid?

    • @youareonthetube1 No, you are.

    • youareonthetube1 | June 27, 2020 at 9:02 PM | Reply

      @Leo Politics is an ILLUSION used to DIVIDE and CONQUER the one true enemy that the government fears. THE PEOPLE.
      political parties are a thing to “believe in” because there are none … except for in the public eye/lie.

    • @youareonthetube1 Please never leave the USA.

    • @youareonthetube1 Ok yes there is some Truth in that.
      But how does that help us ??
      At all ???
      We are faced with 2 parties THE GOP have become a Libertarian Toilet Party who Literally Hate democracy ( they openly admit & say it )
      The Democratic party moving more & more progresive & it’s key platform issues are ,
      Finally Fixing our health insurance system ,
      A Fair Tax system that rewards working class people.
      Polution Regulation & banking industry Regulation that protects & empowers all Americans .
      Sensible Gun regulation
      Etc , etc etc…
      THE GOP does not even bother with an Agenda Anymore.
      Just spooky conspiracy poo poo to scare illinformed people to vote against themselves.
      BTW confusious , All historical Democracies are based upon a PARTY SYSTEM.
      So explain how your deep fortune cookie logic will help us in 2020 ?

    • @youareonthetube1 So is Religion btw .
      Or Religion is Politics ( if you prefer)
      But again , We are down to Hard Reality here.
      Vote Biden !
      Vote Blue !
      Before it’s too late !!!

  8. It’s sad that people don’t realize that if we all just do what it takes to starve the virus now, the sooner we can all get back to normal.

    • Jim Battersbee – Y’all did a great job. Jacinda seems like a decent leader.

      America is completely lost right now. We can’t even agree that a pandemic is happening. There’s so much misinformation floating around, and many people can’t make heads or tails of it. Trump and GOP are to blame, because they trained their followers to distrust science, education, government, established media, etc.

    • Jim Battersbee | June 27, 2020 at 8:34 PM | Reply

      Thanks. You seem rational. Tell me, how’s De Voss doing with education in the US because that’s where it starts, or so it seems to me. Only average education combined with a corrupt political system (both parties) doesn’t give much room for hope.

    • Social distancing, masks –
      Americans protecting Americans –
      United Together to Save Lives

    • Jim Battersbee | June 27, 2020 at 9:31 PM | Reply

      Not in America, sounds to much like socialism. it requires “co-operation, goodwill, a team effort, integrity and a sense of community”, Americans will never go for it.
      The bodies will just keep piling up.

    • @s Oooh, I was hoping you were going for a haiku! 😉

  9. Shane Anthony | June 27, 2020 at 2:48 PM | Reply

    The Republican Govenors in Texas, Arizona & Florida who opened up for business early and even took a victory lap look like complete idiots now. Listening to the trump sh!tshow is indeed very contagious.

  10. Wim Philipsen | June 27, 2020 at 2:51 PM | Reply

    We in Europe thanks the American people that they show us what stupidity can lead to.

    • Preston Tucker | June 27, 2020 at 8:41 PM | Reply

      @Mueller Time You’re China’s #1 customer. You’re conveniently biased. Have u gone to church yet. No mask? No social distancing? Thh Thh Thh Thump that bible.

    • Mueller Time | June 27, 2020 at 8:48 PM | Reply

      @Preston Tucker everything you just posted proves you are just another inbred cultist just like all other Democrats. Now preach to me. Preach!!!

    • Mueller Time | June 27, 2020 at 8:50 PM | Reply

      @Preston Tucker he knew because Hillary kept a unsecured server in her house. The bleach bit it, smashed hard drives, claimed password was password, blamed Russia and then burned her house down. Pretty damning. Lol

      But you will vote for her again because you would have to be smoking Hunter Biden’s crack pipe to think Joe McFish fingers is the nominee

    • Mueller Time | June 27, 2020 at 8:51 PM | Reply

      @Preston Tucker God bless you. I’ll pray for you and your TDS

    • Preston Tucker | June 27, 2020 at 9:11 PM | Reply

      @Mueller Time You think ur being preached to? haha!!! typical American.

  11. NEWDAY NEWYEAR | June 27, 2020 at 2:52 PM | Reply

    When they hit ICU, maybe then, they will believe in science.. How can people be so dam stupid to play Russian roulette with their lives?? SMDH.

    • The great orange one’s favorite game.

    • @Melesse636 So they shouldn’t have gone to the hospital.
      What are they, 5 year-olds

    • Enduro Clutch N Shift | June 27, 2020 at 7:20 PM | Reply

      Because people are see the death rate is only 3%, mostly old people! It’s inconvenient for most people & that’s very sad

    • @Enduro Clutch N Shift Those people don’t understand that the death rate may be low but it’s due to the large population of the US. We can’t let the absolute numbers of deaths get out of hand. Many are predicting we will reach 200,000 by November.

    • Enduro Clutch N Shift | June 27, 2020 at 8:02 PM | Reply

      Rhaspun Unfortunately that’s the world we live in, full of ignorant people

  12. BlueTalulips | June 27, 2020 at 2:53 PM | Reply

    Bars and Night Clubs should have been the very LAST on the list of businesses to reopen, in EVERY State! Same goes for Tattoo Parlors and public swimming pools, hair salons and yes…churches! Stupid!, stupid!, stupid!

    • I agree about bars, night clubs and tattoo parlor but my local church has stayed open throughout the crisis. The door was open for individual prayer ( no sermons/masses though), food and clothes to those who were in need and 30 minutes of musical requests on Saturday night over their loudspeakers. Now, that we’re slowly reopening- outdoor sermons/masses only. It can be done, but with prudence

    • rezelltheblack | June 27, 2020 at 6:29 PM | Reply

      @RFI-Crypto Lab completely off topic and straight to racist. Wow just wow

    • Exactly 💯 per true, NEw Zealand went right into lock down ASAP. Boarders all closed in and out. It was hard but we made it. NZ has a excellent President and her briefings daily was fantastic and truthful.

    • RFI-Crypto Lab | June 27, 2020 at 6:40 PM | Reply

      You votin’ fo Massa’ Biden too?
      I is.

    • @rezelltheblack crytpolab or whatever his/her name is a *”troll’,* only here to instigate and run a muck

  13. trump’s first speech as president spoke of American carnage. It is the one thing he delivered.

  14. keith poulsom | June 27, 2020 at 2:55 PM | Reply

    CRIMINAL charges should be brought on TRUMPS administration for failing to help those states ,instead they do nothing but watch Americans die .

    • He passed it onto the states to try and avoid any direct criticisms about his policies he makes to deal with the pandemic. He abdicated his duties to the country.

    • Flavius Stilicho | June 27, 2020 at 8:07 PM | Reply

      @Rhaspun … and today Trump left the White House and played golf.

  15. Texas has to be the biggest in everything.

  16. the trump flu killing his supporters….the irony……for the religious its what you get when you worship a golden ox.

  17. Fitawrari Fitness | June 27, 2020 at 3:06 PM | Reply

    America is the 4 year old child, you tell, “DON’T TOUCH THE STOVE!!!”

    *5 minutes after 😭😭😭

    • NOHs Fairytale Files | June 27, 2020 at 8:40 PM | Reply

      close. we’re a 4 year old child …that turns 4 again every 4 years for a new presidential term, rather than actually growing up.

  18. He was trying to impress his president.

  19. G•DéSiReÉ | June 27, 2020 at 3:55 PM | Reply

    The five states that are going through this right now are all southern states. Wow
    These governors and the president think this virus is a joke.

  20. Russian Métropolitan | June 27, 2020 at 3:59 PM | Reply

    The sheer ignorance and incompetence of the republicans have led the US to this disaster

    • Upper 90 maybe if you cry harder about but but Democrats Puppets numbers will stop tanking and Fox prime time star and rabid Trump fan Tucker Carlson will take back what he said about Trump losing?


    • @Eli Dicken you live live in lala land. Democrats always acting like they’ve already won the election 😂. 2016 never happened in your imagination right😁😂😂😂

    • Upper 90 just sayin.


    • @Eli Dicken oh did I upset you with informing you with actual events . Pigeon boy 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

    • Diane Mcdonnell | June 27, 2020 at 8:27 PM | Reply

      @Flavius Stilicho hear hear the problem I have us I live in New Hampshire I look forward to warm weather. And November is coming so enough with winter. But I will vote blue 💙 Al the way down the line no matter

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