Panetta Pushes Federal Plan To Hire And Train Force Of Contact Tracers | Andrea Mitchell | MSNBC

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Democratic Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) joins Andrea Mitchell to discuss his plan to hire and train thousands of contact tracers to meet the demand from experts to facilitate a safe reopening. Aired on 5/18/2020.
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Panetta Pushes Federal Plan To Hire And Train Force Of Contact Tracers | Andrea Mitchell | MSNBC

41 Comments on "Panetta Pushes Federal Plan To Hire And Train Force Of Contact Tracers | Andrea Mitchell | MSNBC"

  1. Raza The Rambler | May 18, 2020 at 3:19 PM | Reply

    What we also need to do, especially after we get through this pandemic, is Legalize Marijuana on a federal level to help dig us out of the hole we’re in.

    • Yes, and heroin also. Duh.

    • Carlos Stranger | May 18, 2020 at 4:01 PM | Reply

      Raza The Rambler What an incredible idea ignorant beyond belief

    • Raza The Rambler | May 18, 2020 at 5:29 PM | Reply

      @Carlos Stranger Please, elaborate? Maybe? Could be a little less vague.

    • Carlos Stranger | May 18, 2020 at 6:11 PM | Reply

      Raza The Rambler Taxing pot drop in the bucket grow your own for true freedom been doing so for 40 years

    • Raza The Rambler | May 18, 2020 at 7:17 PM | Reply

      @Carlos Stranger couldn’t agree more. But if we were to start mass producing even Hemp will only help. It’s used for so many different things. With that said, I believe it should be a staple in any garden…indoor or out lol

  2. chimpakawanzelu | May 18, 2020 at 3:27 PM | Reply

    get fired? poor? unemployed? uncle sam wants you! … to get corona virus.

  3. The US has a high demand for contact tracers and record unemployment. Seems like a no-brainer.
    No wonder t’rump hasn’t thought of it yet. 🤔😄😅😂

    • If the idea has any merit, his fake patriot goons will scoop it up and try to get him credit for it. He will either embrace it as his own, or dismisses it as a “democratic hoax.”

    • Ro g that’s an idea, good one. Lots of unemployed folk out there.

    • J MacDonald | May 18, 2020 at 4:32 PM | Reply

      Ro G Ro, as usual you are correct. Trump is a dim light when we need a glaring spotlight. I like Congressman Panetta’s enthusiasm and vision. Keep safe Ro! 🌺. Jody

    • @J MacDonald Appreciate you, Jody. Be safe, be well! 🙏

  4. according to 45s son its a hoax again.. says it will dissapear after the Nov. 3rd elections of they lose.

  5. Hank Terreros | May 18, 2020 at 3:38 PM | Reply

    Thanks for the great job MSNBC!.

  6. BrantheBroken | May 18, 2020 at 3:43 PM | Reply

    The ‘United’ States so divided and leaderless it struggles with pandemics 101 basics like contact tracing. 🙄
    This is what happens when a president wants no responsibility or accountability, but full credit. And has a confederacy of sycophants and dunces whose primary motivation is to please him.

    • Lambert Lum We don’t have Megastores like in the USA? you haven’t been outside your prison

    • BrantheBroken he isn’t telling the truth, never been in Canada or Germany. In Norway I was at a 3mile long mall… had to use el-scooters inside.

    • BrantheBroken | May 18, 2020 at 9:33 PM | Reply

      @ElSmusso Oh I know that 😂. Just didn’t bother. The salient point is be it mall, market, bazaar, whatever, in every country large populations gather.
      Given sufficient focus and effort you can localize and control disease spread in the 21st century. Certainly in an ‘advanced’ society, assuming we can get over ourselves 🙄

    • Lambert Lum | May 18, 2020 at 9:33 PM | Reply

      @ElSmusso That’s a mall, not a mega store. US is dominated by big box stores. Other nations have a more reasonable mix of small stores and big box stores. Only in a place like America are all the mom&pop stores driven out of business by big box stores.

    • @BrantheBroken Not insurmountable. Look at China. You just have to be an authoritarian dictatorship like China. If you are willing to enslave people to the state, you can defeat Covid-19.
      The US paradigm does not work, especially if your quarantine is not a real quarantine. If you want to be serious, you do like Best Buy. Best Buy has staff waiting outside the store, ready to load your order when your car drives up. Not like this nonsense, where everybody is milling about inside a closed space Walmart. Everyone’s breath is being re-circulated inside the store. You cannot help but breath in what someone else has breathed out. Is there any point to contact tracing with such flagrant mixing of people’s breaths inside of big box stores?

  7. Nancy M Ross | May 18, 2020 at 4:24 PM | Reply

    Smart move. Trump will hate it.

  8. J MacDonald | May 18, 2020 at 4:29 PM | Reply

    Jimmy Panetti, thank you for explaining your proposed Viral Testing bill. Good luck and stay safe, Congressman Panetta! 🌺

  9. patrick ganley | May 18, 2020 at 4:31 PM | Reply

    TRUMP FOR PRISON 2020!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  10. The angry apricot created “Space Force” already. Deetvo von Cheeto won’t be able to comprehend the “Keeping Space Force” as well.

  11. Nicole Cordova | May 18, 2020 at 5:03 PM | Reply

    The whole Covid handeling has been a joke

  12. My dog had a hot spot..I did the next indicated thing because of my awareness of hot spots. He was medicated and seems to be fine now.

  13. John Coleman | May 18, 2020 at 6:15 PM | Reply

    Other countries had active contact tracing months ago?

  14. Society is collapsing in front of our eyes and the answer is to hire and train contact tracers?

  15. My neighbor and her daughter has still not been tested after her husband tested positive. WTF

  16. Carol Sitzberger | May 18, 2020 at 7:55 PM | Reply

    How can we be this far into a pandemic without a plan for basic things like contact tracing
    I guess without a leaders others need to step up to develop a plan
    Contact tracing takes training

  17. my mom lived in pasific grove loved your dad leon she passed at 99 this year

  18. Just another need for the government to know exactly what everyone does and when they do it! And if you don’t think they had been doing this all along you’re a moron

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