Mike Pence Hails Texas Coronavirus Testing Despite Extensive Problems | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

Mike Pence Hails Texas Coronavirus Testing Despite Extensive Problems | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC 1

 

Rachel Maddow looks at some of the problems Texas is running into with the capacity and logistics of coronavirus testing as the number of cases rises rapidly and Mike Pence appears eager to offer praise regardless. Aired on 6/30/2020.
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Mike Pence Hails Texas Coronavirus Testing Despite Extensive Problems | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

76 Comments on "Mike Pence Hails Texas Coronavirus Testing Despite Extensive Problems | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC"

  1. imeldo marcos | July 1, 2020 at 2:13 AM | Reply

    Omg….. They are rationing the tests to controlbthe numbers.

    • Ash Roskell | July 1, 2020 at 4:48 AM | Reply

      J M M : How quick does it normally work? Maybe it takes more than one complaint, on more than one thread? I really dunno’? Guess we’ll have to see?

    • @Ash Roskell I don’t know either.

    • @mussante More like putting a bag over your head and pretending you are hot. Republicans have nothing to offer.

    • William H Music 2020 | July 1, 2020 at 6:26 AM | Reply

      @Cat Tracks Actually in reality Democracts support LGBTQ. *FACT
      tinyurl.com/ycp4tac4 👈😳

    • When people find out the virus is not real, they are going to lose thier minds. For some it will take FEMA pulling out the gilloutines before they chose to wake up to the truth. People love lies as there is no truth in them. End of this world… nothing new.

  2. Dodgy Trump | July 1, 2020 at 2:23 AM | Reply

    Pence is a religious man who prays the virus would magically go away and has always rejected science, so here you are suffering the consequences of Mike Pence.

  3. Robert Jeglum | July 1, 2020 at 2:24 AM | Reply

    Hopefully pence is not delusional like his boss, if not he can still lie with the best of them.

    • If you can convince a grown man to call his wife mother or that there is some invisible man in the sky who sees all but ignores the actual gospel that says respect the earth, then yeah, you can convince him of anything. People of true faith don’t try to buy their way into heaven.

    • He has an invisible friend with an all-powerful (also invisible) daddy. He thinks the way to solve all the world’s problems is to ask his invisible friend to deal with them. The fact that this approach clearly has never worked in the history of mankind doesn’t dissuade him. That’s the definition of delusional in my book, no matter how many others share the delusion.

  4. Pence is a liar…….. Repent……..

  5. I’m only here for the comment section | July 1, 2020 at 2:26 AM | Reply

    He’s a disgrace, like his Orange master.

    • FalconXE302 | July 1, 2020 at 6:39 AM | Reply

      …. His Orange Master is actually a Lemon…!

    • 15k DOW 2022 | July 1, 2020 at 6:41 AM | Reply

      Better person than you. Probably doesn’t take much

    • It would be funny if he wasn’t killing people along the way. Fine for people that have their own choices but some people just don’t and they will die. I just can’t believe that a country can’t bring itself together to save lives! Nobody is laughing at America, we are just sad for the people who die because of selfishness. The rest of world didn’t like wearing masks or being locked down but we did it because it was the right thing to do. America is F**ked.

    • I’m only here for the comment section | July 1, 2020 at 12:01 PM | Reply

      15k DOW 2022, 👀. Is that the best you can do? All the while, your idol and his minion separate us and run our country into the ground. You’d better wake up.

  6. la le li lo lu | July 1, 2020 at 2:28 AM | Reply

    Abbott is the worst governor I seen, since the epidemic started

    • @Esteban Santiago You should think it through. Fox MSMBC CNN are all fake news, nothing make them different. They are all millionaires that works for billionaires. But if you just watch the entire world and how other countries tackle this virus, you can see that US clearly did nothing. Period. When it comes to virus, there is no left no right. Lost of 100k lives just madness.

    • keith parkhill | July 1, 2020 at 12:21 PM | Reply

      @Kevin M Because Trump doesn’t know what he is doing and all his administration are incompetent . Either too wealthy to care or they have such a checkered past nobody wants them.

    • @keith parkhill They print trillion’s for corporations and stock buy-back, and half of jobs loses wont come back. If we give same amount of money to people, that is 3k per month per citizen for more than 12 month.

    • keith parkhill | July 1, 2020 at 12:26 PM | Reply

      @Kevin M I noticed that all the fast food places were rehiring new employees at a lower rate of course.

    • @keith parkhill At least, some food places are hiring. Some are close permanent. My friend works in Dallas high-end Steakhouse Restaurant, 7 server and 5 chef are all infected. He has not seem them anymore and it’s scary.

  7. Kraiguar Smith | July 1, 2020 at 2:28 AM | Reply

    pence, is no better than the incompetence that leads him.

    • @Kraiguar Smith It’s all about documents, not reporters moron.

    • @Kraiguar Smith That’s not the point.
      The man was set & framed.
      Flynn was set up and framed.
      Every other day the dems are trying to start another baseless investigation, hoping they can find a crime somewhere.
      Meanwhile, if somebody mentions investigating Biden based on actual evidence, the dems become unhinged.

    • @Kraiguar Smith The truth is, a non politician became president.
      The people who were all protecting each others corruption now have no protection from the White House, which is why they have tried to remove him since day one.
      Now Barr is mentioning how many crimes have been committed against Trump & America, & now they want Barr gone too.
      Wake up moron.

    • @Kraiguar Smith Why do you believe 130k people have died?

    • Henry Smith | July 1, 2020 at 7:03 PM | Reply

      @Clark Kent I do watch fake news is called Fox News.🙂

  8. Texas Gov., Lt. Gov., & Attorney General are all sycophants to Trump.

    • 15k DOW 2022 | July 1, 2020 at 6:38 AM | Reply

      Unmasked at the podium Biden tells people that masks should be mandatory in public. Classic unaware Biden! Do as I say not as I do

    • Dorientje Woller | July 1, 2020 at 7:01 AM | Reply

      @15k DOW 2022 Unfortunally, I have to agree with you. In your case, a mouth mask won’t help …

      A diaper might …

    • Gotcha Finally | July 1, 2020 at 8:22 AM | Reply

      @15k DOW 2022 Tell me more, Kremlin troll

  9. Looking at the USA here in Europe, it is so evident that despite being the richest country and with the greatest military destructive power on the planet, it is also a country deeply and culturally backward.
    The covid-19 because it is deaf to demagogies, is only making evident what was already obvious !!!

    • @ph19 R Definately. I’m not saying it’s not difficult for students the world over, but to discourage education? America is about to become a stereotype for dumb people and it will be justified. The old trope was the Irish but it turns out they are some of the smartest and well educated people in the developed world. Why is America so against education and freedom of thought? A bit weird. Maybe it’s fear? If everybody had access to education maybe those old white guys who hold all the power might be shown up for the idiots they are? In a true democracy, everybody should have the opportunity to lead, that’s BS in the US, you will never have a great leader until you choose someone on merit. No Mandelas for the US in your lifetime that’s for sure.

    • Jason Thompson | July 1, 2020 at 8:15 AM | Reply

      Esteban Santiago Actually it’s the military industrial religious complex that’s ruining your life.

    • The Northeast down to Maryland is solid. We all wear masks. Texas is going to be taught a sad lesson. And it could bring it back to us. Otherwise, I’d have a little Schadenfreude. But then I’d help.

    • Esteban Santiago Just wait. About 21 days. The cat is out of the bag.
      Sorry about that, Chief.

    • @ph19 R It’s not wasted, it’s republican’s master plan to transfer wealth to rich, they been doing it at any chance they can, since huge tax cut and stock buy-back. and now, they finally have a reason to do it openly.

  10. Ash Roskell | July 1, 2020 at 2:34 AM | Reply

    Pence is floundering. He called his tour, “Faith In America,” causing America to laugh at him, for cancelling dates, “Due To Lack Of Faith.” So, now he’s trying to look like he’s doing something, and the security and other arrangements for when he, “drops into,” friendly places, is just ADDING to their hardship . . . SMH

    • M. Lee Smith | July 1, 2020 at 12:42 PM | Reply

      Super important to “make a show” as he’d be POTUS if Trump stands down…

    • @M. Lee Smith Trump standing down, I’ll believe that when I see it, the guy is still delusional he’s done nothing wrong, a symptom of a sociopath when he finally realizes he’s not going to be re-elected he will do something to hang on to power probably attack Iran

  11. David Willis | July 1, 2020 at 2:35 AM | Reply

    Texas tried to succeed from the union. Leave them on their own so they see what will happen if they accomplished that.

    • Esteban Santiago | July 1, 2020 at 3:54 AM | Reply

      If we secede, we will succeed. Imagine what would happen when, at that point, anti-Americans would be given 7 days to vacate. Guarantee many states would be envious and hope they could push these migrants up to their socialist ilk, like New York and commifornia.

    • @Esteban Santiago If Texas secedes would the people who want to leave be anti Americans or would the ones who stay be anti Americans? If Texas seceded I wonder if Mexico would take Texas. You would have to raise your own Army and protect yourself from foreign invasion. Without the protection of the United States you probably would not be able to raise one strong enough to resist the Mexican Army…or is that what you want?

    • David Willis | July 1, 2020 at 12:01 PM | Reply

      @Esteban Santiago We would activate Ft. Hood, take it back and expel the trash (you) to Mexico.

    • Esteban Santiago | July 1, 2020 at 12:15 PM | Reply

      @David Willis WOW YOU ARE DUMB!!!! My wife contracted at Ft. Hood. If given a “us or them” choice, she estimated upwards of 80-85% would choose Texas. Talked long and hard with her for hours about just that.
      BTW, I’m not, nor descended from, a Mexican.

    • Magic Jukebox | July 1, 2020 at 9:26 PM | Reply

      @Cat Tracks El Salvador, Honduras, Belize, Guatemala were all part of Mexico and look, those “small” countries exist. Yet, you think Texas (bigger state) can’t become a country.

  12. Dave Ponsford | July 1, 2020 at 2:36 AM | Reply

    There is no point in praising testing, when Texas ignored all advice and let the virus run rampant. Testing gets you information, but if you nothing to combat the situation all you get is more cases.

    • It is hilarious that they try to tout their DISASTEROUS pandemic response. “Hoax”. smh.

    • “Now they are doing more testing and will find more cases” – the orange menace.

    • Exactly. Even if you tested every single person in the state, but do nothing about it, then it’s even worse than not testing at all. At least if you lock down completely, you know it would contain the virus for sure even without adequate testing.

  13. The current administration won’t be able to properly manage a tennis club, let alone the United States of America

  14. Pence wants the corona virus a “silent” outbreak killed the people’s lungs, doesn’t he? 😕

  15. Texas; not currently a great state to be in.

    Pun intended. Sorrynotsorry.

  16. At what point do we as Americans finally stand up and say “enough is enough” and dump the trump?

  17. How would Pence know that???
    He’s only the Head of the Task Force!!!
    Duh.

  18. The best possible evidence that your whole system stinks is that Mike Pence can’t be dragged in front of Congress, interrogated under oath, and then tossed into prison.

  19. MagicSantos | July 1, 2020 at 4:32 AM | Reply

    Republicans prove how crooked this administration is!
    So disgusting!😠
    VOTE THEM ALL OUT!🤔

  20. Remember in early March when Trumpets made fun of those “savage blue states” with then high numbers?
    And now: This
    Irony is a beautiful thing 🤭

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