Trump Admin Oddly Eager To Laud Iowa As COVID-19 Crisis Worsens | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

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Rachel Maddow looks at the worsening coronavirus situation in Iowa as infections grow at an alarming rate, making the Trump administration's praise for Governor Reynolds' handling of the crisis hard to understand. Aired on 5/8/2020.
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Trump Admin Oddly Eager To Laud Iowa As COVID-19 Crisis Worsens | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

75 Comments on "Trump Admin Oddly Eager To Laud Iowa As COVID-19 Crisis Worsens | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC"

  1. The Vice Poodle loves Iowa because they are attempting to get draconian anti-abortion laws through.

    • Jillybeancupccake2 | May 9, 2020 at 10:06 PM | Reply

      Vice Poodle, now that’s funny! There was a president who had a dog and B-I-N-G-O was his name-O!

    • @Jillybeancupccake2 Thanks, but I can’t take credit for it. I think the first place I heard it was on “Jimmy Kimmel” but who knows where it started.

    • Debbie Song | May 9, 2020 at 10:58 PM | Reply

      @Jillybeancupccake2 I don’t remember O at the end of that song.

    • Jillybeancupccake2 | May 10, 2020 at 4:50 AM | Reply

      @Debbie SongGoing way back, I remember it was drawn out like nameo, so I had to google and found this ditty and ran with it lol: There was a farmer who had a dog,
      And Bingo was his name-O.

      And Bingo was his name-O!

    • Debbie Song | May 10, 2020 at 5:59 AM | Reply

      @Jillybeancupccake2 I still think you should be contacted for stalking. Timing in this case is intrusive and calling names is evasive. If you call YouTube to report me, that will hurt Ben Carson. Believe me his tyranny of smarts (espionage) on how to handle a problem can only make it worse and the favor received racketeering. 0 shud never follow a name in my vicinity” These games are felonies. And strange how you or someone else comes in with Johnson. 55
      Condi Rice is not going to get away either. Thank you sir for sitting in”

  2. Joshua Bosley | May 9, 2020 at 2:37 AM | Reply

    Welp in a world where there are no consequences for anyone spreading disinformation, or even downright lying, you get to say whatever you want. Neat.

    • @keir farnum Whoah! Holy toledo! For goodness sake! Heavens to betsy! My word! Gee whiz! Girl, you sure showed me, wowza! Holy buckets!

    • @Zaphod Dog Jiminy Christmas! Holy cow! Geee whiz! My goodness! You go girl! Youre on your way!

    • Joshua Bosley | May 9, 2020 at 7:54 PM | Reply

      @Mr Hansen sick burn bro…

    • gothicman03 | May 9, 2020 at 10:31 PM | Reply

      @Mr Hansen 😂😂😂 You dolts really need to come up with new material. How about coming up with something yourself, instead of another logical fallacy to deflect and avoid the situation, and the same old literal stupid talking points of faux propaganda?

    • Fake News has been doing that since Obama.

  3. Lets please acknowledge the fact that everyone in the white house is being tested now but the workers forced back to meat plants are not.

    • @flugsven which health experts are you referring to? I ask because instead of assuming. Also speaking of minority inequality, our major hospitals in Atlanta and macon Georgia are open for virus patients only. Hospital is 80% empty. Staff are reduced to part time. But we were not a hot spot i suppose. I do know im with more questions than answers. You seem to have some answers but dont forget we still have a constitution that some governors seem to have forgotten.

    • chic potpie It’s not useful that Dr Birx and Dr Fauci are contradicted by the president. It may give his base the impression that the Dr’s are second class and not to be trusted.

    • chic potpie Testing is free, if you can find a test; treatment is not, if I’m correct.
      No need to say more.

      You can get treatment- if you can afford to pay for it! Too many can’t.

    • @flugsven I listened to Pink (pop rock artíst) after her recovery from the virus. She also said that if she can get tested while others cant “then that should tell you something”. Hey im very skeptical about these experts. For two reasons. One of which it looks like Dr Fauci has a conflict of interest. He gains to benefit very well financially when the vaccines get pushed through. Here is what i saw:

    • chic potpie Dr Fauci may not be pure as new fallen snow, but I think he knows his stuff, and that’s why he’s there.
      Well, skip the vaccine then, if you should be offered a dose! You always have good old reliable hydrochloroquine instead. Nevermind warnings from silly doctors. They’re only jealous of Trump’s natural insights. Or have a shot of Lysol? What could go wrong?!

      ⚠️For heavens sake Don’t! ⚠️

      I don’t want you to get hurt, because of advices from the Lunatic In Chief. 🦋🐞🍃
      Stay safe!

  4. david schneide | May 9, 2020 at 3:43 AM | Reply

    “Some of you are going to die, that is the cost of the freedom that I shall provide.” -The Knife

    • Dez Perkins | May 9, 2020 at 8:43 PM | Reply

      Steve? Stupid everyday you drive a car way higher risk. Now go hide under the bed and don’t drive

    • @Dez Perkins Republikkklans sponsor all mass shootings along with the National Russian Association.

    • Dez Perkins | May 10, 2020 at 7:48 AM | Reply

      @Coco Crisp still carrying putins water?

    • Dez Perkins | May 10, 2020 at 7:50 AM | Reply

      @Coco Crisp naw you liberals shoot most folks and each other I don’t think liberals should have guns to emotional no coping skills

    • @Dez Perkins Remember when Traitor Trump said that he trusts Putin more than the United States ?
      Remember when Traitor Trump wanted to install Putin as head of our cyber security ?
      Remember when the Grand Wizard of the Republikkklan party said that nazi’s who murder real Americans are fine people ?
      Remember when the Grand Wizard of the Republikkklan party told his white supremacist army to inject lysol ?

  5. RenaissanceMan929 | May 9, 2020 at 4:25 AM | Reply

    As I sit here in Waterloo Iowa, two questions come to mind……. what is Pence smoking, and where can I get some?!?

    • The Morose Pittbull | May 9, 2020 at 4:37 PM | Reply

      @MrDeedsly You misspelled 50 cent Chinese troll Army.
      50 cent?
      You get what you pay for. They barely speak English. Have absolutely no point. And do exactly the opposite of their intended purpose

    • The Morose Pittbull | May 9, 2020 at 4:39 PM | Reply

      @MrDeedsly I’d be worried too when China’s bill comes due.
      Other countries besides the US are going to pick that bone clean while Russia watches, and laughs

    • Kathy Franklund | May 9, 2020 at 8:20 PM | Reply

      RenaissanceMan929 ,No you have to ask where is the testing so I can get one or two or three every day of the week

    • David Grant | May 10, 2020 at 1:53 AM | Reply


    • RenaissanceMan929 | May 10, 2020 at 3:28 AM | Reply

      @linda from ga in that case, hows about I come on down to ga so you can give me a big ol’ kiss?

  6. Steve Koch | May 9, 2020 at 4:37 AM | Reply

    Grassley and Ernst what are you going to do about it?? Nothing!! Resign!! 🤪🌊

  7. Uffi Sachs | May 9, 2020 at 5:01 AM | Reply

    It almost seems like the more infections and the more deaths, the more the Government is claiming success. A bit of a worry.

  8. Captain1 Jones | May 9, 2020 at 6:49 AM | Reply

    Is this the same Iowa that is still waiting for results from the caucuses?

  9. Uncle Voodoo | May 9, 2020 at 7:19 AM | Reply

    Pence- “Iowa is at 3.6 roentgen, they’re doing great.”

    • Haha, not sure how many would get that joke, but brilliant Uncle 😛

    • Freight Train | May 9, 2020 at 7:21 PM | Reply

      @Greyfoo Man a WEEK ago I wouldn’t have got that joke. But its a good one. Very good comparison.

    • Michelle D | May 9, 2020 at 9:12 PM | Reply

      combine that number with the R Naught number they predicted that could be as high as 6.6 and we’ll yeah we are fu–ed period. Don’t forget your injections of disinfectant either can’t leave that out of our analysis and a search for a cure.

  10. Remember how important Iowa is in the elections . Question answered.

    • Freedom & Liberty Bot | May 10, 2020 at 7:57 PM | Reply

      @BlackHat 420 The Government has 3 Co-Equal Branches of Government. The House has just as much right to go after The President without a Court order as The President has to Shuffling through Shiftless Adam’s and Peloser’s business. Your BS account of doing things in wide open is said while making his stadiums full of supporters laugh…. He’s just saying what everyone else is thinking….. Doesn’t make anyone guilty of anything, in fact, he’d be less likely to do seeing of course every clown leftist hack job will be looking for that kind of dirt than. The fact is, Trump has been investigated since he got on the Elevator and still clean as a whistle. Almost any other democrat couldn’t withstand that kind of scrutiny without ending with resigning in utter disgrace.

    • Freedom & Liberty Bot | May 10, 2020 at 8:07 PM | Reply

      ​@BlackHat 420 The whistleblowers and leaks are all by unelected Deepstate leftists hackjobs and their was no proof of any wrongdoing found. Instead, you just get BS media stories based on Conspiracy theories. Again, the BS fake Impeachment was a leftist framejob promoted by The Squad and Media…. Pelosi knows and knew it was a mistake but did it under pressure. She will become the first Speaker to lose the House Twice in American History…. You sound like a walking talking fake new drone and really need to flip the channel.

    • Freedom & Liberty Bot | May 10, 2020 at 8:16 PM | Reply

      ​@BlackHat 420 Bottom line: These Leftists Politicians can do and say anything to steer some Leftists into their delusional stories to try and steal more power they so yearn for… GO TIME to prove these allegations were in front of The Senate and Chief Justice Roberts. If they had ANY REAL evidence about all the BS on Ukraine and Russia, that was SHOW TIME. What they did there was fail and fail miserably…. because they had nothing. The only Bi-Partisanship for Impeachment or any other BS alligation went and will always go the Republican way because ultimately Truth and Justice outweighs Politics.

    • BlackHat 420 | May 10, 2020 at 8:24 PM | Reply

      Freedom & Liberty Bot I honestly wish that were true. That truth and justice outweigh politics, I mean. That’s the way it should be, for sure. Until Citizens United is overturned and money is removed from politics I doubt that will ever be the case again.

    • Freedom & Liberty Bot | May 10, 2020 at 8:41 PM | Reply

      @BlackHat 420 Final thoughts: The Leaders in the Democratic House knew Justice Roberts would of laughed at the Bogus allegations they so proudly told the “media” day after day, month after month, year after year….. and Roberts would’ve threw the case out without even a hearing….. which would of made them look like Public Disgraces so ultimately, they had to make it look at least somewhat legitimate.

  11. philosophicalreason | May 9, 2020 at 10:45 AM | Reply

    Maybe there’s another Iowa we don’t know about.

    • Dennis Smith | May 9, 2020 at 2:12 PM | Reply

      I know you know what it is Rachel’s watching that fake news again I tell you there so bias. It’s no wonder that she’s getting her news mixed up and her stories I just don’t know why people watch that fake news oh well

    • Yes, on earth 2 where everything trump says is true.

    • It’s the Iowa that’s winning the “I don’t care” lady’s “Be Best” contest.

    • Jon Campos | May 9, 2020 at 6:28 PM | Reply

      philosophicalreason The Mandela effect.

  12. Blaine Mitchell | May 9, 2020 at 12:19 PM | Reply

    This administration would be laughable if it wasn’t so pathologically stupid.

    • Vendicar Kahn | May 10, 2020 at 8:02 PM | Reply

      90,000 dead Americans within 14 days. 350,000 dead Americans by Christmas.
      Thanks President Trump.

    • @Vendicar Kahn Thank the Dems for working with the Chinese to cause all this crap and shut down the economy you turd.

    • ひきこもり。孤独な死。高橋正臣。Masaomi Eric Takahashi. | May 11, 2020 at 1:26 AM | Reply

      Royally Idiots & Stupidity that knows No Boundaries!!!

    • Vendicar Kahn | May 11, 2020 at 8:30 AM | Reply

      @ThumperOne = Liar.

      I have never encountered a Republican who wasn’t a congenital and perpetual liar.


      90,000 dead Americans within 14 days. 350,000 dead Americans by Christmas.
      Thanks President Trump.

    • @Vendicar Kahn I have never encountered a Democrat that was worth more than the clothes he was wearing. Blaming Trump is really dumb. iF Hillary was President the same crap would be happening, maybe worse. And the numbers for Covid-19 deaths are totally inflated for political and medical ($$$) purposes. Too bad most people don’t realize it or just do not want to see it for what it is. Their loss of course.

  13. Why are they just sitting around praising themselves.

  14. Iowans are like lambs led to the slaughter, so easily misled, they might as well drink the disinfectant now!

  15. tanattecnocraft | May 9, 2020 at 5:48 PM | Reply

    The press need to ask “do you have it under full control? Really put idiotic president on the record?

  16. Donny Black | May 9, 2020 at 5:55 PM | Reply

    “The party told you to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears. It was their final, most essential command.”

    — George Orwell, 1984

  17. Laurie Huntley | May 9, 2020 at 10:01 PM | Reply

    The entire Middle West is disgusting. 6 radio channels and 5 of them are Religious Zealots Preaching. So Bizarre. Sorry came from another country. Your America is just to Bizarre for words

  18. Luck Von BonBon | May 10, 2020 at 12:40 AM | Reply

    Pence: “It’s a great success”
    Public: “um people are still getting sick”
    Pence: “I know what I said”

  19. Mackenzie Blair | May 10, 2020 at 1:19 AM | Reply

    The GOP is killing people while telling us everything is fine.

  20. godfatherNYC | May 10, 2020 at 5:54 PM | Reply

    It’s literally a campaign ad for Iowa Senator Joni Ernst, whose seat is in jeopardy.

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