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On Monday, the White House coronavirus response coordinator warned that the U.S. could see up to 200,000 deaths from the outbreak 'if we do things almost perfectly.' President Trump called the figures 'sobering.' Aired on 4/1/2020.
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102 Comments on "Joe: This Is The Press Conference Scientists Wanted Two Weeks Ago | Morning Joe | MSNBC"

  1. This what happens when you had a 2 month notice and did absolutely nothing to prepare

    • nathan mckenzie | April 1, 2020 at 5:47 PM | Reply

      @Boikat Sapiens 54 seconds in he said “think of it, think of it. Now its theor new hoax”

    • KymberlyDawn | April 1, 2020 at 6:12 PM | Reply

      @Boikat Sapiens I wasnt the one who said he called it a hoax in the first place.

    • KymberlyDawn | April 2, 2020 at 2:49 PM | Reply

      @Boikat SapiensJust found the hoax. Had to sit through Trumps February, 28 2020 Live North Charleston, S.C. rally speech. The mention starts at 1:14:20 and called a hoax at 1:15:03

    • KymberlyDawn | April 3, 2020 at 12:51 AM | Reply

      @Boikat Sapiens did you watch the rally I posted a link to? The UNCUT version? The one where he actually states that it is a “hoax”? Because you have not commented since I did.

    • Boikat Sapiens | April 3, 2020 at 6:52 AM | Reply

      @KymberlyDawn Sorry, I did not receive the notification. Listening to it, he was on a roll, and appeared to be saying the Democrats playing the politics angle as the hoax. But, and I said before, I agreed that he down-played the virus. That was a mistake, but he was also receiving less than accurate information.

  2. Jerome Pringle | April 1, 2020 at 10:36 AM | Reply

    It’s easy to spend money on war but it’s hard to spend money on the healthcare. Think about that.

    • Christine King | April 1, 2020 at 8:42 PM | Reply

      @yourfreedom isinyourfeet Please, troll, go elsewhere. And, I’m not terrified, just utterly disgusted with Trump supporters and propagandists such as you. It’s a virus, period.

    • yourfreedom isinyourfeet | April 2, 2020 at 2:04 AM | Reply

      @Christine King I’m not a Troll and I leave the propaganda to the MSM. It is the first duty of man to “Think for himself.” We are all victims of decades of social programming by evil elites who want to control us. I will never cowtow to the herd mentality (especially after years of due dilligence) and neither should you. We are all in this together, do some research and try to free your mind. And dont resort to calling someone a troll because you dont agree with or understand what they say.

    • Christine King | April 2, 2020 at 2:17 AM | Reply

      @yourfreedom isinyourfeet: I use my real name, why don’t you? And, libertarianism is an illusion, dangled in front of fools who don’t understand it is meaningless in our modern, co-existent world. I live in a western state in the U.S., that cowboy mentality gets votes, then is usually overturned by courts, to the expense of those same voters. Oh, sweetheart, it’s kowtow, not the way you spelled it.

    • yourfreedom isinyourfeet | April 2, 2020 at 2:31 AM | Reply

      @Christine King Its never foolish to seek the Truth. Or to open minds.

    • @Teresa Bickel FINALLY, someone ADMITS to the issues that Obama faced! Thank you! And now its happening to Bernie!

  3. yogibear6363 | April 1, 2020 at 10:57 AM | Reply

    Two weeks ago? BS. We needed this two months ago.

    • @Coops we don’t have universal healthcare here. 30 percent of the population can’t see a doctor in order to get evaluated to even take a test without shelling out 150 dollars for a doctors appointment. This greatly contributes to the spread here. How would you even know you have it? They are not isolated and put up motels here like they do in other countries. Most are sent home to spread it to there entire family.

    • @Tony SA23 yea he’s done such a excellent job that the US now has twice as many cases as everyone else. He’s awful oh I mean awesome.

    • Robert Kloth | April 2, 2020 at 4:51 AM | Reply

      Two months ago? You complete moron.

    • Its not about what we could’ve did weeks or months ago. He didn’t do it then so what we cant go back in time; what matters is what we need and do now! But sir trump over seem to think that just hope and sayin everything is ok is gonna fix it; NO! Trump Needs to issue a nationwide mandatory lockdown, we need more testing kits so we can test more people everyday, we need funds to support hospitals and its staff, more funds towards a vaccine, and and an actual leader that cares about the well being if his people but put yo trust in man and he’ll fail you everytime so we gotta wait and see how this play out

    • ELIZABETH CRONIN | April 2, 2020 at 8:47 AM | Reply

      Some states still don’t have stay at home orders in place(not that that’s doing much good anyways)

  4. Ezekiel Bell | April 1, 2020 at 11:24 AM | Reply

    Just think, all of this could’ve been avoided if he didn’t want to undo almost everything Obama did 🤷🏾‍♂️

  5. Donnie Draftdodger | April 1, 2020 at 11:39 AM | Reply

    “Americans will always do the right thing, after they have EXHAUSTED all the alternatives” Winston Churchill

  6. Hes finally letting a Dr speak instead of spewing bs

  7. Daniel Schaeffer | April 1, 2020 at 11:58 AM | Reply

    As Rick Wilson said: “Everything Trump Touches Dies.”

    • Brian Schreech | April 1, 2020 at 12:28 PM | Reply

      Daniel, this is no time to make jokes or try to blame the president for a virus.

    • David Forward | April 1, 2020 at 1:04 PM | Reply

      @Brian Schreech This is exactly the time to blame the lying criminal for his crimes against the country.

    • Brian Schreech | April 1, 2020 at 2:03 PM | Reply

      @David Forward Okay David. You stay safe and make sure your loved ones have food and water.

    • @Brian Schreech I would feel some sympathy if Trump had not blamed everything and everyone for all his failure and continuously praised himself for everything that goes well.

      He is not to blame for the existence of the virus. He should make up his mind about how seriously he thought the situation was in January. Was everything going to be all right, or did he know it was likely going to be a pandemic?

    • Brian Schreech | April 1, 2020 at 3:17 PM | Reply

      @Oscar Gr !That’s exactly what I am talking about.

  8. mark anderson | April 1, 2020 at 12:25 PM | Reply

    when you vote for and elect incompetent leaders, this is the outcome…you elect a childish reality TV “actor”…this is what you get….when you elect a spoiled little rich boy that never grew up and doesn’t care about ANYTHING but his own bank account….this is what you get. When you elect a complete moron….

    • Trump is an utterly worthless piece of flesh without morality or heart.
      His legacy, sadly, could result in up to two million unnecessary deaths.

    • @ma turner you sound like a Grammer school annoying brat you should be grown enough to understand what it’s supposed to mean ain’t nobody perfect in life if you think your perfect obviously you must be one of them rich privileged brats that your trying to unsuccessfully defend and am 100 percent sure you will not find and typing errors since I took extra time for you to edit a casual comment for you since you don’t know how to just ignore a childish typo oh by the way happy Easter

    • @s ofg I am glad you took the time to edit however you did make a mistake with the word “your.” It should be “you’re”. Happy Easter to you and remember you can’t be 100 per cent sure about anything. That goes double for you getting your mind right about our President.

    • @ma turnerlol just because your an English major doesn’t make you more intelligent or better then some one who isn’t so don’t even try to act like it because it just makes you seem foolish

    • @ma turner I really hope you feel better about yourself now you can pat your self on the back and believe your more intelligent and superior since ( you’re) an English major just food for thought Albert Einstein was born with dyslexia but how would you know you probably spend to much of your time mastering the English language

  9. Boris Thompson Meeks | April 1, 2020 at 12:31 PM | Reply

    A blind person saw it coming. 45 worried more about the economy and his election than the human lives.

    • T Electronix | April 4, 2020 at 11:28 PM | Reply

      @Fila Kri “and I’m a registered democratic”

      Yes that sounds terribly convincing.
      If you are a registered democrat but you object to the party getting payments direct to the american people then you are a stunningly uninformed one.

    • T Electronix | April 4, 2020 at 11:29 PM | Reply

      @Teresa Bickel Remember to return your stimulus money, sweetheart.

      Y’know, since you object so much to reality and don’t think the party is doing anything.

    • @T Electronix Dude, she’s MY state rep. I know what I’m talking about.

    • T Electronix | April 5, 2020 at 1:37 AM | Reply

      @Fila Kri It wasn’t your place of residence that I was casting doubt on.

    • Boris Thompson Meeks .. you spoke the truth.

  10. Barbara Smith | April 1, 2020 at 12:35 PM | Reply

    MSNBC, CNN, thank you, thank you, thank you for pulling the plug. We can work with the truth no matter how devastating. Nobody can work with lies and disinformation.

  11. Bruce Bryant | April 1, 2020 at 12:39 PM | Reply

    When Trump talks,, it’s like he doesn’t realize we have video of him saying the exact opposite thing just two weeks ago….

    • Rich Dandanell | April 4, 2020 at 1:23 AM | Reply

      @Jeremy Addison Well maybe if trump treated others the way he’d like to be treated people would like him more . If he wants respect he should first respect others . He proves time and time again he’s incapable of that . Once again you need only refer to his own words to see that he doesn’t . It’s really sad that some people will let a men with his mentality slide on all the wrong crazy things his says and does .

    • Jeremy Addison | April 4, 2020 at 2:22 AM | Reply

      Rich Dandanell I watched the supposed hoax rally. He did not call the virus a hoax that is being used out of context of his whole statement. I don’t always agree with him. He didn’t say the virus would be gone by Easter. He said he was hopeful it would be slowed down enough by then to go back to work and church again. It’s an attempt to raise spirits. Hey I cannot convince you if you only see bad in Trump, that’s how you see it.

    • Jeremy Addison | April 4, 2020 at 2:27 AM | Reply

      Rich Dandanell I don’t see what you are talking about. What has this man actually done to deserve the accusation that he has mistreated anyone in anyway? If someone has an issue with speaking does that make them evil or stupid? He is not a good speaker.

    • Jeremy Addison | April 4, 2020 at 2:31 AM | Reply

      Rich Dandanell also he has used the DPA to direct GM to build ventilators. The president doesn’t have the constitutional authority to do a “nation wide lockdown”.

    • Mark Johnson | April 4, 2020 at 8:05 AM | Reply

      Yeah, but him saying the opposite 2 weeks ago is fake.

  12. Violet Valkyrie | April 1, 2020 at 12:58 PM | Reply

    The incompetence in the handling of this is astounding.

    • Of course he lied, have you seen his extensive lawsuit record!

    • T Electronix | April 4, 2020 at 11:14 PM | Reply

      @Fxck Racism Oh no.
      The mishandling of this **by the Trump Administration** is why there will likely be such staggerinh death in the country.

      S. Korea and the US had their first reported case on the. exact. same. day.

      And the s.korean government took effective, fast, large-scale measures.
      They had the same reports from the WHO, the same warnings as the trump administration.

      Stop looking to divert blame for the shameful failure of trump.

    • T Electronix | April 4, 2020 at 11:16 PM | Reply

      @Madison Huckabee I don’t believe that either your ‘but what to do’ or your incredulity are genuine but, if you want to see what an effective response could be look at the measures taken by s. korea in regards to this virus and the measures taken by the previous us administration in regards to the ebola outbreak in africa.

    • T Electronix | April 4, 2020 at 11:17 PM | Reply

      @Fxck Racism “Nobody that hates Trump has an answer”

      Objectively untrue, but you know that anyway.

    • T Electronix | April 5, 2020 at 1:43 AM | Reply

      @Madison Huckabee
      Well the country that has been carrying out the most widespread and continuous testing and monitoring of the virus is s. korea and they are getting figures of around 1% mortality.
      No one has ever seriously thought or said that it would be higher than the low single figure % for deaths, almost everyone who contracts the virus survives and often with no noticeable symptoms.

      The concern isn’t that, it’s that when so many people newly contract the virus all at once the health system just can’t cope and people who would normally pull through (with medical support) then cannot get that help.

  13. Yet, people are still defending their emperor.

    • @Mars Starcruiser Yes, Pence is the perfect evangelical to get this virus spread to the masses.

    • shhh. they hate being called cultists. you will now be branded as having TDS and you should ease up on the guy because rich people are allowed to be incompetent.

    • Godfearing Patriot | April 3, 2020 at 6:54 AM | Reply


    • That’s what I just can’t understand, other than that is in the definition of a narcissist though, and definitely the definition of a con man-very good at convincing people of things that are not true! I heard a psychiatrist try to explain this months ago, before all this chaos errupted, about how/why He has such a cult like following! That’s the part that really upsets me, I’m not good at history but u doubt there had ever been any other president in our country that was so “worshipped”. It’s not just a matter of opposing parties anymore sadly, it’s alot uglier than that! 😥

    • T Electronix | April 4, 2020 at 11:24 PM | Reply

      @Tony SA23 “Yes, it’s quite astounding…”

      Yes, when you refuse to educate yourself you will find all manner of parts of reality “astounding”.

      You will also continue to believe that comments like your one there are anything other than laughably deluded.

      The gop are not on your side.
      They. do. not. care. about. you.

  14. Phil Lanager | April 1, 2020 at 1:04 PM | Reply

    Dr. Trump said it was all under control and we’ll be packing the churches on Easter.

  15. Sometimes the light at the end of the tunnel is an oncoming train.

  16. Bruce Bryant | April 1, 2020 at 1:16 PM | Reply

    Just watch… as soon as we elect a democratic president his November, the GOP will start SCREAMING about the debt……

    • Pete Wilkerson | April 2, 2020 at 6:06 AM | Reply

      The one they increased by thoes tax cuts for the rich.

    • Ernest Johnson | April 2, 2020 at 7:59 AM | Reply

      and they will try to take away ss, medicare and social programs that help the poor and less fortunate.

    • @Tony SA23 Communism does not = socialism. Furthermore, it isn’t a question of one system of government over another. Governments need to evolve with the times and it is perfectly acceptable to take on the best aspects of other systems to serve the people. Making sure that everyone isn’t competing for their basic needs and rights doesn’t magically make our democracy disappear.

    • Let us make sure there are no repoopingtons left, to whine about anything they are responsible for.

    • mark anderson | April 3, 2020 at 10:48 AM | Reply

      and going after social security, medicare, medicaid, etc…..everything BUT the military budget, we need that corporate welfare to keep going no mater what

  17. Although it’s a little too late, I’m relieved they’re finally telling the TRUTH 🤨

  18. Bruce Bryant | April 1, 2020 at 1:26 PM | Reply

    If only we would have had a National Pandemic Response Team in place when this all started…..if only.

    • A Nonny Miss | April 1, 2020 at 5:18 PM | Reply

      @Tony SA23 Tony, Obama is not the president now, how about focusing on current reality instead of spinning what if stories of a past we’ll never see?

      Comparing Trump to a fantasy Obama is the game of fools… and it is played an awful lot these days. Someone is being led by the nose of their remaining fears and prejudices.

    • Michele Kett | April 1, 2020 at 7:41 PM | Reply

      You did, but it was Obama that set it up for SARS and Trump gutted it because he’s so insecure and pathetic.

    • Goodman diad | April 1, 2020 at 8:15 PM | Reply

      @Tony SA23 Look up the conference where True stated we had 15 cases now we have 12 pretty soon we will have 5 and then 1 then zero. find the press conference it is on you tube.

    • @Tony SA23 it was mistake not to learn that the precautionary measures to be taken upfront involve more than just implementating a flight ban. US leadership didnt care to learn what China had come to learn about the new virus esp its behaviour that they can only learn the hard way by clinical studies n observations of thousands of cases later. .The peculiar behaviour of this new virus requires much adjustments to the measures that are normally taken to manage infectious diseases in the past. Possessing the advanced knowledge n understanding of the new covid 19 from CHina is why Taiwan and few other asian countries knew how to do it right at the get go . Btw US task force was set up late . It should be set up when the country has its first cases in late Jan if not earlier.

    • If only you decided to lead Americans.. if only.

  19. “no one is denying that this is not serious”

  20. Bruce Bryant | April 1, 2020 at 2:03 PM | Reply

    The only honest statement ever spoken by Trump, “I will run America the same way I run my personal businesses”…….and here we are, facing bankrupcy.

    • WaysOfTheWarrior | April 2, 2020 at 2:04 AM | Reply

      @Madison Huckabee The problem is not everything is shut down… they shut down bars.. then parks, then restaurants, slowly… I’m saying that’s why this is worse than it needs to be. Yes it will cause strain but not as much as it is now because they are twiddling their thumbs like idiots and dragging it on longer than it needs to be. Its Freaken April… we could have shut everything down for 3 weeks in Jan and closed the border at the same time, open everything up and leave the border closed. 4 months later not everything is closed down so there is no point to anything atm, a lot of people are just going to beaches, partying, drag racing, ect.

    • WaysOfTheWarrior | April 2, 2020 at 2:37 AM | Reply

      @Madison Huckabee well the only other thing I can think of is to better educate Americans to wear masks like the Japanese when they are sick so they dont cough all over everything. I’ve actually has multiple instances where I had to go out to get stuff and people stopped, turned around, coughed in my face, and didnt even try to cover their mouth, now I’m sick. Even if I had a mask it doesn’t matter because it would still get in my eyes and I would get sick that way. I do think if you shut everyone in though and didnt let them leave that anyone who was sick possibly wouldn’t be sick anymore by that time. Idk if that’s ethical but like I said now we are slowly shutting everything down, its hurting the economy, and it’s not even slowing down because people are just going on vacation or grouping up.

    • @Stirlingmac exactly

    • Approach The Nerd | April 2, 2020 at 10:27 PM | Reply

      You are my favorite person of the day!

    • @WaysOfTheWarrior they can’t shut everyone in. Make you stay off public property is about it. Could still visit neighbors or in a city roam the whole block. As long as you have owners permission to be there. It was here way before January. Only an airborne disease can travel that fast. Finding the first case is about the same chance as hitting the lottery 100 times in a row.

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