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Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-NY, discusses the latest coronavirus figures for New York, the lack of available testing, the need of a 'Marshall Plan' for the health care system and the need to take care of U.S. workers in the immediate moment. Aired on 3/19/20.
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98 Comments on "Sen. Schumer: We Need Bold, Quick, Bipartisan Action | Morning Joe | MSNBC"

  1. Ronald Funderburk | March 19, 2020 at 9:11 AM | Reply

    There is a whole lot of talking going on. And not enough doing

    • Joe Paleface | March 19, 2020 at 7:55 PM | Reply

      @pcyipturner Yeah with youtube.Trying to help people see the light. Politics for last 30 years is out of control from greed.Media also

    • jerzy chroscicki | March 20, 2020 at 4:47 AM | Reply

      @Crystal Giddens — Tell it to the Italians ,and many other countries, that “Coronavirus Could Be No Worse than Flu ‘….and that “Those who have died have been elderly or were already suffering from another illness”….

    • @Crystal Giddens – “Coronavirus Denial Party Driven by pro-tRump Cult.”

    • @Crystal Giddens – If you get the coronavirus, come back and let us know how much fun it was.

    • Freudian Trialogue | March 22, 2020 at 11:30 AM | Reply

      Commie forced labor coming up!

  2. Will Be Jamming | March 19, 2020 at 9:25 AM | Reply

    Strange that those of us who are not wealthy enough, privileged enough, insured enough, or sick enough to get tested are the problem. It is time for us to build lasting solutions from the ground up.

    • Natasha Norman | March 19, 2020 at 8:09 PM | Reply

      @Sheila Mohammed if you find that interesting, you might want to make sure you are prayed up yourself.

    • dugmeat mcdonald jnr | March 22, 2020 at 6:04 AM | Reply

      Buffet Gates, etc will have ventilators, protective clothing up to their keisters ..if it takes this crisis to show folks that a public health option & a proper minimum wage , can only benefit the whole of society, then so be it…money is no good if there is nothing to spend it on..
      .serious tax hikes for the very wealthy would pass congress if this awful thing persists so lets see them lobby their way of of that , with dead health front liners, and whilst the homeless hunker down in their cardboard cities
      stay safe & well all of Scotland is with you Will

    • Natasha Norman | March 22, 2020 at 7:57 AM | Reply

      jnr  uumm Italy has a public health option. How’s that working? Also if we had a public health option guess who wouldn’t be allowed to help with these tests to increase result time? Private labs.

    • dugmeat mcdonald jnr | March 22, 2020 at 10:33 AM | Reply

      @Natasha Norman no umm the italian gov. like the USA did not take this seriously enough, not the health systems.
      .’ miracles ‘ ‘ wash away, ‘ ‘ soon be zero, ‘ everyone whom needs a test can get one ‘ , leave them on the ship, it spoils my numbers need i go on

      the reason italy is the current epicentre, and that is because ,of their testing regime ,every private lab in europe has been commandeered not asked

      .i have checked , my son is a professor of biology at Royal infirmary in Edinburgh, and my daughter is a surgeon there,..massive covid19 triage screening program , with tests available ..not a massive problem in Scotland yet but we are as prepared. as we can thanks to the late limp response from ald bawldy .and his fascist regime .
      you lot in the States cant test folks that may have the symptoms, Gov cuemo NY scrambling to find vital supplies. dont take you dog to the vet , they are handing in their equipment , construction guys are doing the same. and your on about private labs get a life

      that bald headed buffoon and his brats need a new HAT
      JAHO [ just another hoax ]

    • Natasha Norman | March 22, 2020 at 11:59 AM | Reply

      @dugmeat mcdonald jnr oh ok. Well good show. The very best thing we can do is keep showing dissent and division. It makes things so much better, don’t you agree. I never have been and never will be a Trump fan but I do have sense enough to know that people are working very hard to handle this and they should not be disparaged simply because of people’s massive hatred of Trump. In the meantime, in the real world, we are stepping up and helping those who need it. Going for food, checking on the elderly, providing food for the poor. Because that is what Americans do, that is who we are. You and your son just keep right on hating Trump. It is just soooooo helpful right now. You have taught him well. Have a great day.

  3. I can remember back in the day when there were only 15 cases and it kept going down and would soon be zero. Good times.

  4. Gary Davidson | March 19, 2020 at 9:29 AM | Reply

    Or healthcare is a national security threat , it’s shut our economy down and cripple what care we have MEDICARE FOR ALL

    • James Ricker | March 19, 2020 at 5:38 PM | Reply

      It could happen, the coronavirus has the potential to bankrupt the u.s. health insurance industry

    • Susette Horspool I pay 5 bucks for a doctor visit. I have a Medicare advantage plan through AARP that costs $20 a month. The director of the cdc has committed to allowing corona virus tearing for free for anyone who wants it, you do not need a doctor to prescribe it.

    • I second that!!

    • James Nelson | March 20, 2020 at 8:59 AM | Reply

      Look at how much better Canada is doing with an integrated health care system. Vote for your best interests not a party ideology

    • Cynthia Kōhler | March 20, 2020 at 2:22 PM | Reply

      Medicare For All is not working in Italy, the COVID-19 has not yet reached the very poor Southern Italians, and they are bankrupt already. Remember that Florence in Italy is home to the very rich!

  5. Madison Heights | March 19, 2020 at 9:38 AM | Reply

    Yes, I thought of that. Given how industries used their bailouts and tax breaks for stock buybacks, I completely expect them to fire employees. Our reps need to draw strict limits.

  6. Hotels are empty and we KNOW tRump will bail them out. Use the empty hotels.

    • David Gallegoes | March 19, 2020 at 12:18 PM | Reply

      Very good idea to use empty hotels,

    • I am sure trump has donated every one of his hotels to house the sick & homeless.
      NOT!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • James Ricker | March 19, 2020 at 5:41 PM | Reply

      You do realize that Donald Trump owns hotels and they were the first to get bailed out

    • dugmeat mcdonald jnr | March 22, 2020 at 5:26 AM | Reply

      u.r right S H………. bail out no 2 is on the way let these ceos and boards should spend their own money 1st or go bust .. ..cruise ships , investment banks, luxury hotels, Country clubs , are not essential businesses, its profit or loss regardless of any circumstances that is FREE market ….if some sectors are so important to the nation , then the FEDERAL Gov. [ that’s YOU Steve ] should buy them, instead of BAILING them out. then when things get back to the norm, YOU the taxpayer will make the big profits .. that S H is CAPITALISM for you

    • No sh!t. Really. What do you think is happening!!

  7. We small business dont need more debt with loan. We need rent bills defer
    We need $2000 a month per adult $500 for each kids until we can reopen our small business

    • @T Electronix why should tx dollars pay your bills.

    • Robert Enyart | March 19, 2020 at 12:52 PM | Reply

      Small business owners should not be forced to repay loans. Banks and companies that were “too big to fail” never repaid a single penny of those loans. All things being fair, the small business people will actually use the money to keep their employees going and help make up for the loss of income.

    • T Electronix | March 19, 2020 at 1:05 PM | Reply

      @grow forit -pay your bills- stop businesses from going under

    • Goes to show how greedy and out of touch some are.

    • Janice Smith | March 19, 2020 at 1:26 PM | Reply

      V T Help me, Daddy Government! Gimme gimme gimme! You a bad daddy 😭

  8. Horatio Gorganzola | March 19, 2020 at 9:49 AM | Reply

    The economy is stopping so the bills have to stop including rent/mortgage, utilities etc and we need UBI Immediately.

    • Socialize the rental market to some extent too! If small businesses rented their spaces from the government, the government could immediately suspend rental requirements in times like these!

    • During the Great Depression of 1929, my family lost the farm; the banks were closed for withdrawals and loans but somehow able to effect foreclosures. Depressions are used by the rich to rob the poor and middle class of their hard earned property and money.
      The wealthy own our political class, only by threatening them with loss of office do we stand a chance of this bailout being about Main Street this time.

    • @David Romney The French govt has just done pretty much this.

    • The economy IS NOT stopping. People will continue to buy/sell/rent/lease.

    • Sandra Whitlock | March 19, 2020 at 2:20 PM | Reply

      Yes. But I don’t think this is going to happen. Rich people rule this world and will look only at their own financial interests.

  9. Teresa Kolcow | March 19, 2020 at 10:31 AM | Reply

    I’m curious to know what’s happening out on the streets with the homeless population-

    • Wanda Jordan | March 19, 2020 at 4:25 PM | Reply

      Joe Paleface Joe, I don’t know to what you refer. I’m not political. Was only made aware of Russian collusion when the whistleblower came forward and our living rooms became the the screen. As to the other stuff about reports, I give in. Wouldn’t know. All news of Meuller reports came in where trump squashed it. Then we all paid attention. Cronies went to jail. Trump pardoned.

    • Joe Paleface | March 19, 2020 at 4:36 PM | Reply

      @Wanda Jordan Look up Peter Schweizer and Obama Clinton,Biden.or keary..Look up Investigating General report for Obama’s FBI.Look up Obama Coup.The information is out there unless you watch CNN MSNBC WP NYT Etc. They’re all left news that protect Obama and Clinton’s and never tell people the real truth. Schiff and Pelosi take major donations form Soros.Obama weaponized the FBI CIA DOJ IRS NSA to take down an elected President. Look into it .It’s fun and fascinating and wrong.Obama committed treason at the highest level

    • Teresa Kolcow | March 19, 2020 at 5:58 PM | Reply

      Susette Horspool , awesome – what about Florida, NY, etc. etc. thank you though, for sharing!

    • dugmeat mcdonald jnr | March 22, 2020 at 6:30 AM | Reply

      great point hat bald headed buffoon in the WH has anything to do with it Teresa NOTHING, is the answer i am afraid alas it would still be cardboard city for them. .however the states and major cities are busy trying to get shelter for them in hotels etc..why not put them in these EMPTY cruise ships?. it is getting the protective gear that is so difficult so well meaning folks like you Teresa, could not help them if you wanted to
      stay at. ‘ home ‘ is the order of the day …i hope 1 more person is homeless soon, and he resides in the WH…
      stay safe & well Teresa , all of Scotland is standing with you

  10. Trumps IQ zero | March 19, 2020 at 10:32 AM | Reply

    Trump didn’t know the flu killed people? How did a guy with such a lack of real knowledge get elected?

    • dugmeat mcdonald jnr | March 22, 2020 at 5:37 AM | Reply

      unfortunately by the antiquated electoral college system time to scrap it and introduce what is known as the guy / gal who gets the majority of votes wins lol

    • Kennedy Suggs Russian BS?? Plus Hilary lied. What’s the connection?

    • Freudian Trialogue | March 22, 2020 at 11:30 AM | Reply

      Communism includes forced labor and your food supply to pay off the debt.

    • Trumps IQ zero | March 22, 2020 at 1:41 PM | Reply

      If you know trump you know that cutting the CDC was just cutting deadwood FOR his wall budget.

      Plus Steve Bannon tells him those agency’s are not needed anyway?

    • MrJameslascko | March 24, 2020 at 11:33 AM | Reply

      @Reynaldo LopezUhhhh… I’m afraid that Trump IS one of our corrupted politicians… one of THE MOST corrupted in fact…

  11. All of the US should be asking banks to waive mortgage payments for 90 days not just New York. We’re not allowed to go to work our works are shut down.
    The average middle class household your going to need a $2000 check. After your mortgage payment, and basic utilities that’s with that comes to that’s not counting food.

  12. “We need to do this. We need to do that”. Just Stop saying what you need to do, and actually start doing it!

  13. You guys were given ample time to get ready. Pretty incompetent.

    • ArrPeeGeefan | March 19, 2020 at 4:38 PM | Reply

      and I hate that people buy that this administration “took it seriously from the beginning”.

      …No, they didn’t…

    • JTG Travel guy | March 19, 2020 at 5:45 PM | Reply

      Incompetent or sinister? Trump and the republicans want all minorities, elderly, democrats and poor people dead. This will help him in seeking a dictatorship of the US. Why else would he want to throw millions of the most vulnerable people off their health insurance.

  14. We need an ADULT in the WH now!

  15. Sparky's Space | March 19, 2020 at 11:54 AM | Reply

    It’s like we have been living on an “unsinkable” ship, and we are realizing there are only enough life boats for 600k people.

  16. Dolores Reynolds | March 19, 2020 at 12:06 PM | Reply

    The unemployment money also needs to cover part-time employees as well.

    • Nope work full time.

    • Susette Horspool | March 19, 2020 at 4:05 PM | Reply

      Yes. Like school bus drivers, especially if they’re recruited to help transport nurses/doctors/patients.

    • it is not unemployment.
      that already exists.
      it is a direct investment in people who will immediately begin spending the money that will stimulate every sector of the economy.

      every american should get an economic stimulus check.

      a new born baby is assigned a Social Security Number before a birth certificate is created, and today assumes $72,904 as their share of the National Debt
      LOOK HERE
      usdebtclock.org

    • Charlie OBrien | March 19, 2020 at 8:56 PM | Reply

      @grow forit any and all loss of income, up to a certain level should be covered.

    • dugmeat mcdonald jnr | March 22, 2020 at 5:24 AM | Reply

      did you mean the GOP in congress

  17. “How do we insure [X]”
    VOTE FOR DEMOCRATS. This criminally negligent response should ruin the GOP for a generation.

  18. Help the nurses and doctors FIRST., We need them more than they need us.

    • Julie Boynton | March 19, 2020 at 8:27 PM | Reply

      Right🙏

    • dugmeat mcdonald jnr | March 22, 2020 at 6:14 AM | Reply

      well said thomas USA need a real president but 1st, he has to stand down , and leave the covid 19 experts to get on with it, he and his brats will all have ventilators & protective clothing up to kazooo

  19. We’ve bailed out the banks, we’ve bailed out the Auto Industry, the Airlines, the Stock Market. Now we should bail out the American People.

    • @Donna Snyder
      This is false completely false.
      Sanders is a Life Long Feminist & Civil Rights Activist.
      Biden & Trump Have Hurt Women & Minorities Their Whole Lives Through Various Methods.
      They Don’t Just Have One Allegation They Have Multiple Allegations Throughout Decades.
      If You Vote For Biden You Are Selling Away Your So Called Principles.
      I Think You Only View Pro Corporate Sources Such As The Democrats DNC Propaganda Arm CNN MSNBC AND &/or The repubLIEcan Propaganda Arm Fox, Breitbart.

      Both Never Show Their Sides Establishment In a Negative Light.
      You Seem To Be Missing a Lot of Details.
      Misinformed Voters Are Keeping This Nation Stuck!

    • Donna Snyder | March 29, 2020 at 7:44 PM | Reply

      @J C Really? Go back in news! He pushes people out of his way. I saw him push his wife on TV!His ideas are dreams for all. But, not reality yet. They would not let a woman in. So they are not ready for his socialism.

    • @Donna Snyder
      Wrong again, How are ideas implemented by every single advanced Industrialized country pipe dreams?
      We are behind the rest of The World they have Public College & Universe Healthcare.

      Bailouts To Wall Street.
      How Will We Pay For It?
      Endless War In The Mide East.
      How Will We Pay For It.

      Biden is on the wrong end of every important decision he had to make in history.
      As long as MSNBC & CNN tells you something whether it is against your interest or not you are lock step with whatever they say.
      They keep serving you crap sandwiches & you just keep eating them.

    • @Donna Snyder
      You are so deluded that you are arguing against Medicare For All in a Pandemic Crisis.
      They really have you trained well.

    • dugmeat mcdonald jnr | April 2, 2020 at 6:15 AM | Reply

      hi steve,, privatize profits & socialize losses., that’s capitalism for you lol . Trump should nationalize every business,sector that is needed to fight this plague,

      he could also buy the failing industries, for you the tax payer, and if these businesses are so great, then they ,could buy them back, but at the going price, after this crisis ends
      stay very very safe

  20. Garrett Van Cleef | March 19, 2020 at 12:33 PM | Reply

    Socialism for the rich, unbridled dog-eat-dog capitalism for everyone else!

    • The American dream has always worked for the rich.

      They always say, “We take the risk” and are the first ones to get the bailout.

    • peanie wilpnips | March 19, 2020 at 3:49 PM | Reply

      Love it!!

    • Tania Elliott | March 19, 2020 at 9:26 PM | Reply

      57 likes on your comment😓.
      I’m already tired of arguing.

    • dugmeat mcdonald jnr | March 22, 2020 at 5:23 AM | Reply

      u.r right Garret………. bail out no 2 is on the way let these ceos and boards spend their own money 1st or go bust .. ..cruise ships , investment banks, luxury hotels, Country clubs , are not essential businesses, its profit or loss regardless of any circumstances that is FREE market ….if some sectors are so important to the nation , then the FEDERAL Gov. [ that’s YOU Steve ] should buy them, instead of BAILING them out. then when things get back to the norm, YOU the taxpayer make the big profits .. that America is CAPITALISM for you

    • I agree 100 %
      That’s been the GOP model of quasi /oligarchy for 20+ years now.
      Keep in mind what a giant pile of billionaire tax gifts & Trump personal $$$ gains the entire relief bill , Would have been had the GOP controlled the house as well !
      Remember that fact when November 2020 is here & its time to VOTE.
      VOTE in 2020

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