Reports Show White House Saw Covid Crisis Worsening As Trump Downplayed | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

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Rachel Maddow shares details of newly released reports that show the White House has been monitoring the coronavirus crisis into the latest surge even as Donald Trump kept up happy talk and held crowded, unmasked rallies. Aired on 10/20/2020.
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Reports Show White House Saw Covid Crisis Worsening As Trump Downplayed | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

80 Comments on "Reports Show White House Saw Covid Crisis Worsening As Trump Downplayed | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC"

  1. They’ve known since the CIA told them last November. They have everyone’s blood on their hands. The victims should sue them for negligence. Vote him out.

    • @MrRocktex1978 sorry mate but you are wrong, Trump was informed about the virus in November he was briefed by US intelligence and was briefed again in December and January that’s how he knew in 1st week of February when he told Woodward it was going to be bad, if he acted back then many would not have died, he was more worried about his share prices and couldn’t care less about the people, so STFU and stop putting out misinformation with your lame excuses

    • Voted for Trump today 🙂. TRUMP 2020🇺🇸

    • William McCroskey | October 21, 2020 at 9:57 AM | Reply

      @MrRocktex1978 racist

    • Melissa Sullivan | October 21, 2020 at 12:22 PM | Reply

      I don’t get it. You say ‘we knew’ since March. But then why was Trump, cronies and Trump supporters still pretending it didn’t exist? 🤔

    • 2nd. to the last week of Oct. last year a story broke about a person from that lab. warning family members about a breach in containment at the lab. and how the individual involved in the breach was allowed to leave the lab. Those family members in turn warned friends and the story got out. within 48 hours that story was wiped off the net. and didn’t resurface till late Dec. but all they said about it then was there was a new virus being found in China. by late Jan. early Feb. they were reporting that the doctor from the lab. had died of of the virus. there was a major event in my life just two days prior to the first report i saw, I know what i heard and when i heard it. you’ll have to move heaven and earth before anyone can tell me different ! I KNOW WHAT I HEARD AND WHEN !

  2. It’s ok. Trump can fix that chart with a red Sharpie.

  3. Complete and utter madness!

  4. Woodward tapes repeat. But 40% Americans can’t care less. They just can’t get enough of Trump. Some are STILL undecided. Surreality TV show.

  5. Sheri Townsend | October 21, 2020 at 4:05 AM | Reply

    I hope this issue comes up in Thursday’s debate.

  6. Save the US : vote Democrat, and fire all Republican senators vying for a reelection

  7. Crazy Uncle Donnie is just hoping that enough people can keep the faith with his shared delusions just long enough to give him a second term when he will Make America a Total Autocracy. MATA! Enjoy your last vote ever!

  8. Kim Tolliferreo | October 21, 2020 at 4:24 AM | Reply

    Biggest blue tsunami ever… Joe and Kamala 2020!

  9. Trump: “I wanted to always play it down. I still like playing it down.”

    When America needed a leader the most, we were stuck with a narcissistic sociopath who cared more about the stock market and getting reelected, than he did about the American lives he swore an oath to defend and protect.

    Trump’s lies and downplaying of the coronavirus pandemic will be remembered as the greatest dereliction of duty in presidential history. It’s why this virus will be remembered by historians as The Trump Virus.

    We owe it to the more than 200 thousand American souls that are no longer with us, to remove Trump from office.

    • Crystal Giddens | October 21, 2020 at 9:24 AM | Reply

      fake #r’s = fake virus
      *Dr. Ngozi Ezike, Illinois Health Director| How COVID Deaths are Classified*

    • @My Corona
      Name calling? Lol
      Does your mom know you are on the internet?

    • @tim baldwin Trump had no control over cancer. What he did have control over was alerting the American public to how deadly this was so that we were armed with the truth and could do what was needed to provide for the common defense and promote the general welfare of our fellow Americans.

    • @Nancy Keith
      Here we go again.
      Back in early March ALL the major newspapers were saying 2 MILLION deaths in the US. Every single paper.
      Nothing about social distancing or lockdowns (At that time, those words were alien to us). These estimates (again, 2 million) were coming from experts.
      So, either the experts were WAY off or somebody did a great job keeping us safe. Personally, I’d go with the experts being way off.
      I’m no real fan of Trump but being that the US is a hub of international movement, 200,000 IS a low number.

    • @tim baldwin arsehole

  10. Shirley Mccrindle | October 21, 2020 at 4:30 AM | Reply

    Trumps fans will say its fake even though its wh warnings lol

    • yes

    • It’s amazing that trump and his supporters scream fake news, hoax, and the liberal left main stream media are at fault when trump’s hideous actions are reported. I mean, why is it that 90% of news media outlets in the world are outraged with this man?

    • Yet you hear knowing about hunter Biden or joe involvement because it’s bigger news!!!

    • Thomas Lawrence | October 21, 2020 at 5:11 PM | Reply


  11. Remember America, our president doesn’t want us to panic! Give me a break!

  12. Remember when he cut ties with the WHO during the time period they were packing bodies into freezer trucks, calling medical staff in from the entire country, and digging mass graves in New York?

  13. Rounding the corner… on the road to the morgue.

  14. We now know how many mentally ill people there are in the United States.

    • Charles Griffin | October 21, 2020 at 6:38 AM | Reply

      @Jeremiah Bachmann, well even doctors can suffer from mental illness. In their case, the mental illness responsible for supporting someone like Trump is psychopathy. For the average Trump-supporter, it’s a mixture of psychopathy and stupidity. Let THAT sink in.

    • TheIndianJohnSmith | October 21, 2020 at 7:04 AM | Reply

      Those are the ones we know about.

    • 40% of 15-20%…

      Notice how the more people vote, the more Democrats win?

      The Republicans are a minority by far. What makes them seem larger is they yell and scream. We can apply duct tape over their mouths by voting.

    • And Reagan thought it would be cool to just send them checks every month and let them roam free, because it would be cheaper.

    • @My Corona republicans are the ones yelling and screaming? Give me a break. You shouldn’t judge people by the candidate they support.

  15. I live in the UK and there are new lockdowns because of the spike…just like many places in Europe. …and we know this it is not hidden.

  16. If its just like the flu why would they flag red zones for the virus? , VOTE HIM OUT .

  17. Heather Whittaker | October 21, 2020 at 5:04 AM | Reply

    Trump should face a class action lawsuit of covid victims families..this is mess murder by a homacidal president

    • Valley of the Sun | October 21, 2020 at 1:00 PM | Reply

      @Todd Daniel yes, I saw what McConnell did. Unconscionable. GOP has to go – vote them all out!

    • @The vaping Polisher You lose all credibility when you start with “commie” democrats. If you can’t tell the difference between Andrew Cuomo and Fidel Castro, you need a civics (and history) lesson. Also, idk if you’ve realized but deaths happened in nursing homes in EVERY SINGLE STATE. So, nice try attempting to blame the most populous state for the most deaths from the oldest people who were most vulnerable in the beginning.

      How are the republican-led states doing recently? 🤔

    • @The vaping Polisher Notice how no one has agreed with you? The tRump supporter numbers are dropping quickly as people finally have caught on that he is a egomaniacal sociopath who cares only for himself.

    • @The vaping Polisher the commie democrats!! dude, I think it’s time for us to secede from this union. lets see how you “capitalist” going to fair without us “commies”

    • LiquidDevil,Inc. | October 21, 2020 at 3:10 PM | Reply

      @The vaping Polisher
      more like knob polisher

  18. Trump lied, Grandma died

  19. Mind boggling that anyone could support this president. That’s the real tragedy

  20. Trump thinks the “RED ZONE “ refers to the twenty yard line that applies to football

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