Trump Admin Risks Compromising CDC’s Gold-Standard Credibility With Political Bigfooting | MSNBC

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Rachel Maddow remarks on the amount of time, effort, and expertise that has gone into making the CDC the world leader in public health guidance, and the relatively short time it has taken the Donald Trump administration to exploit and undermine that credibility to push anti-science coronavirus policies. Aired on 09/17/2020.
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  1. Five books every US citizen should read:
    – ‘The Dictator’s Handbook’
    By: Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and Alastair Smith

    – ‘On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century’
    By: Timothy D. Snyder

    – ‘Our Time Is Now: Power, Purpose, and the Fight for a Fair America’
    By: Stacey Abrams

    – ‘Surviving Autocracy’
    By: Masha Gessen

    – ‘Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning’
    By: Timothy D. Snyder

    • Yeah, but the people who should read those books don’t read books as a rule.
      Now what?

    • Read *unconventional warfare*

    • For we are opposed around the world by a monolithic and ruthless conspiracy that relies primarily on covert means for expanding its sphere of influence–on infiltration instead of invasion, on subversion instead of elections, on intimidation instead of free choice, on guerrillas by night instead of armies by day. It is a system which has conscripted vast human and material resources into the building of a tightly knit, highly efficient machine that combines military, diplomatic, intelligence, economic, scientific and political operations.

    • Should also watch ALL 3 part episodes of the Frontline documentaries on Putin& Trump. Also, Putin’s revenge- 2 parts. Masseh Gassen interview on Russia.. these documentaries were truly eye opening enlightenment into how Putin Russia work to manipulate stupid trump to do their bidding!!

    • LUNA ! 21 y.o I WANT SЕЕХ !!!! OPEN MY VIDEO !!!!1 | September 18, 2020 at 3:42 AM | Reply


  2. Nothing American is trusted anymore.

    • Josse 19 [f.u.с.к мe] ТАР 0N МY РROFILE | September 18, 2020 at 1:58 AM | Reply


    • Schuyler Ebbets | September 18, 2020 at 2:17 AM | Reply

      You have been inundated by propaganda from the CNN MSNBC globalist media and the highly censored social media. Before you vote do a little research about our president and form your own opinion.
      Biden is a professional politician with 50 years experience. He helped China get ‘Most Favored Nation Trading Status’, forcing American workers to compete with Chinese prison slave labor. Biden was paid millions by the Chinese communists, but it cost America over 10 million jobs and destroyed our manufacturing base. Among Biden’s other claims to fame was his Crime Bill, one of the key contributors to mass incarceration in the 1990s, it led to more prison sentences, more prison cells, and more aggressive policing especially hurting black and brown Americans. Biden voted for the Iraq war which killed nearly 2 million innocent people and spread hundreds of tons of depleted uranium over the Earth. He voted to repeal the Glass-Steagall Act which led to the Savings and Loan debacle and massive bank bailouts costing taxpayers 160 billion dollars. He voted for changes to welfare rules making it harder for families to get the assistance they need. Trump is just a self made billionare who knows how to run a successful company with thousands of emploiees. He has no experience as a professional career politician and can’t be bribed or bought like one. He removed America from GATT, NAFTA, and TPP, bad trade deals that were bleeding America of hundreds of billions of dollars every year. Trade deals made by corrupt professional politicians like Biden who line their pockets by selling out their country. Trump reduced unemployment to its lowest level in 50 years and brought our manufacturing back from Asia, something Obama said couldn’t be done. Trump reopened 7 closed steel mills bringing American steel manufacturing back. He got permanent funding for black colleges, and passed prison reform, which Obama promised to do but never did. With 2.2 million people behind bars in the United States meaningful prison reform was long overdue. Thousands were set free from serving long prison sentences for minor and non-violent crimes while saving the taxpayer millions of dollars. President Trump’s list of accomplishments is long and amazing.  Within his first two years in office he has achieved more for the American people than any president in history. Although Trump is not a professional Washington politician like Biden, he has proven to be a great and brilliant leader. The globalist media and tech giants have marched in lockstep to destroy President Trump since the 2016 election. Propaganda, smears, lies, and media hit jobs have utterly blotted out Trump’s accomplishments. Those who control the social media have created a generation of conformists and followers. Although lied to repeatedly they continue to believe to think to hate exactly as they are told. In both social and broadcast media the president is under constant and unrelenting attack. Every day a new scandal, a new accusation, a new lie, a new smear. All this from a tiny gang of trillionaires who are extremely angry that Trump took America away from them four years ago, and for a brief instant made it free and great again. Their will supersedes that of the American people. Irregardless of any democratic election they will not allow Trump to be the president of the United States. They have determined that America will go back to mediocrity, corruption, exploitation, business as usual. China will stop paying tariffs and pay much less in the form of bribes. Globalists and their corrupt political puppets will go back to looting, enslaving, and killing the American people as they see fit. The globalist media will tell the people how good it is that Trump has been removed and how happy everybody is, and what a good president Biden is. Hitler’s propaganda Minister Goebbels said ‘repeat a lie often enough and it becomes accepted as truth’. Eventually the people will accept what Big Brother social media says and what the globalist broadcast media tells them. Because when they hear the same lie coming from all sources simultaneously it must be truth.
      Pathological Liar
      Death to America

    • Dee! I NEED SЕЕХ ღ*GO MY PROF!LE* ღ | September 18, 2020 at 2:24 AM | Reply


  3. As a non American, I am devastated by the corrupted role of the CDC during this pandemic. America used to be leader of the free world. The CDC was an agency to world looked to. Now the USA has pulled out of the WHO, WTO, Paris climate change agreement and has become increasingly more anti science and isolationist…… how can it still be leader of the free world. Tragic.

  4. Trump is simultaneously the dumbest and most dangerous Bond villain ever

    • Trump ruined 200 years of American leadership.
      They are all going to jail too. And you know it. There is no law that cannot be.broken. and they wont be pardoned because the crimes are not exposed to be pardoned. You cant be #pardoned for a crime you haven’t been #convicted of yet?

      So remember that when the investigations fly.. You better get your convictions while trump is still in office

    • Bartholomew Henry You don’t see sane people commenting on right-wing conspiracy theory posts and sites. But you see plenty of trolls and nut jobs masquerading as conservative Republicans spewing their BS here

    • ignorance without power is funny. ignorance in power is devastating.

    • @Mox Avenger Wonder where you get your crazy thoughts from! Come back to ground zero and read the facts.

    • @NOEL MOITRA Well, my facts certainly don’t come from MSNBC. Here’s some more for you:
      *COVID Timeline:*
      Jan 14th:) China announces that 59 Wuhan cases of COVID are scaled back to 41 cases. This is the first misinformation from China.
      Jan 21st:) First US case of Cornavirus.
      Jan 31st:) Trump bans travel from China. Biden calls China ban “hysterical xenophobia”. *(US had 6 cases)*
      Feb 7th:) Woodward, Trump audio is recorded. Woodward holds onto this info till his book is released in Sept. *(US had 13 cases)*
      Feb 25:) Pelosi talks in Chinatown in a very close crowd says “Come to Chinatown”. Deblasio has doctors say subway travel still safe. *(US had 53 cases)*
      Feb 29:) Trump uses the word “hoax” for Coronavirus, but his full comments, and subsequent explanation, make clear he was talking about Democratic attacks on his administration’s handling of the outbreak, not the virus itself. See Factcheck: *(1st confirmed COVID death & 70 cases at this time.)*
      Feb 29:) CDC says risk is low, we need to go on with our normal lives. Dr. Fauci said: “You’ve gotta watch out, although the risk is low now, you don’t need to change anything you’re doing. When you start to see community spread this could change and force you to become much more attentive to doing things to protect you from spread.”
      March 9th:) Governor Cumo says: “This is not Ebola, this is not SARS, this is not some science fiction movie come to life. You know the hysteria here is way out of line with the actuality and the facts.” *(Date of Grand Princess cruise ship infections)*
      March 12th:) Trump bans travel from Europe. Biden implies that Trump’s European travel ban is xenophobia and won’t stop the virus, says “he’ll lead with science.” *(WHO announces COVID-19 a global pandemic)*
      March 12th:) Trump proposes economic stimulus action around coronavirus and asks congress to pass a relief payroll tax cut. *(US passes 1300 COVID cases & 38 associated deaths)*
      March 28th:) President suggests imposing statewide quarantines on “hot spots” like NY, NJ, CT. News media calls it “draconian”. De Blasio later adopts quarantine checkpoints in Aug. *(447 deaths, 20,083 new cases on this date)*
      Apr 23rd:) President Trump suggests using UV light on COVID, all news agencies call him irresponsible. This technology is now in place in many buildings.
      Apr 23rd:) Trump is quoted saying “The disinfectant, where it knocks it out in a minute, and is there a way we can do something like that by injection inside, or almost a cleaning. It gets in the lungs.” MSM spins this into a Trump says use bleach story.
      September:) MSNBC, CNN do regular Woodward interviews about Trump not releasing all COVID info. Trump responds that he wanted to prevent public panic.

  5. Impeach! Negligence, propaganda, continuous misinformation,denial. Enough!

  6. This admin has already compromised the credibility of the CDC. Everything they touch dies. The CDC can redeem itself when that fried mango and his cabinet of criminals are all gone.

    • For we are opposed around the world by a monolithic and ruthless conspiracy that relies primarily on covert means for expanding its sphere of influence–on infiltration instead of invasion, on subversion instead of elections, on intimidation instead of free choice, on guerrillas by night instead of armies by day. It is a system which has conscripted vast human and material resources into the building of a tightly knit, highly efficient machine that combines military, diplomatic, intelligence, economic, scientific and political operations.

    • Schuyler Ebbets take your cut and paste and stick it where the sun don’t shine

    • You mean gone by Sent to Jail..hope they thtow away the keys!!🧐🧐🤯🤬

    • CDC is a serpent fraud, you’re brainwashed stupid

  7. Ever since Reagan said “The nine most terrifying words in the English language are: I’m from the Government, and I’m here to help”, the goal of the Republican party has been to undermine OUR trust in OUR Government of the people, by the people – so they can ultimately SUBVERT IT.
    NEVER reward a Republican with a vote.

  8. Elizabeth Ayres | September 18, 2020 at 1:31 AM | Reply

    At the very least, we are learning where our vulnerabilities are….that’s the best I have at the moment, for an upshot to this mess.

  9. Trump quite literally ruins everything he and his administration touches😥😢😰😭

    • Hudfarvet er Dansk | September 18, 2020 at 10:32 AM | Reply

      @Rodney Boehner True. But all I am saying is, when someone tries to force Bill Gaytes final solution into my veines, a syringe forced through his eye and into his brain will probably stop that attempt.

    • @Hudfarvet er Dansk Well, Trump doesn’t listen to Bill Gates. Biden, on the other hand, not only listens to Bill Gates, but takes his money and does whatever he says. So who do you think is going to force a syringe on you?

    • Melissa Sullivan | September 18, 2020 at 1:05 PM | Reply

      Schuyler Ebbets:


      Oh, I’m sorry! Did you say something? I fell asleep reading the most mundaine propaganda drivel. How rude of me.

    • Hudfarvet er Dansk | September 18, 2020 at 1:09 PM | Reply

      @Rodney Boehner That’s what I say. It doesn’t matter, because none of them will have the actual presidential power. The real president is and will be Dr. Mengele Fauci and his business partner Bill Gaytes is the actual VP. Trump and pence are just figure heads. Doesn’t matter what they think or want. Trump is funny, but he has zero real power.

    • @Hudfarvet er Dansk Why are you listening to fake newsboy Richard Madcow? Everything she reports on is tin-foil hat conspiracy theories from Libitard Cuckooland.

  10. It appears to me that Trump realized he could loose and now goes full on “scorched earth” , maximize US deaths and damage to US institutions.
    And 40% useful idiots are with him.

  11. Diego Winterborg | September 18, 2020 at 1:45 AM | Reply

    The CDC WERE the gold standard. Like much else in the USA that has been destroyed by Trump.

  12. Ronnell Littlejohn | September 18, 2020 at 1:48 AM | Reply

    Putins plans are coming along nicely

  13. The United States has lost all credibility as the world points their finger at us laughing.

    • @Randy D That reply was posted immediately after my comment. Very suspicious.

    • Gluteus Maximus | September 18, 2020 at 4:52 AM | Reply

      If it was only laughter. There is a fear that this grows bigger and uglier. The US needs Nuremberg style trials, after Nr.45 is removed. Trump did this not all alone. Enablers, ” i just followed orders” folks and profiteers should face judgement as well. If this will not happen – they start a comeback and finish everything, the couldn’t in four years !

    • Stephen Stretch | September 18, 2020 at 7:12 AM | Reply

      @Gluteus Maximus

      i agree

    • Amen…other countries are LAUGHING at us……

    • People who pay attention stopped laughing a long time ago. It is downright horrifying what’s going on. We all hope you will get through this with as less casualities as possible. We keep our fingers crossed for November.

  14. I have worked in a QA position in the pharmaceutical industry. The CDC was together with other sources one of the most trusted sources for information about public health.
    Public Health is too important to keep now trusting the CDC. Having thrusthworthy documents is one of the pillars in public health. Fortunately for world public health, there are other thrustworthy sources but the CDC will be missed.
    I feel extremely bad for the CDC employees. They did nothing wrong. It is not a distrust in the knowledge, competency, dedication of these employees but the leadership of the country has crushed the trust in CDC documents.
    There is one good thing though. If the leader of your country and his cronies are removed at the end ofcthis year and better leaders are installed, I expect that the trust can be recovered pretty quickly because of the current CDC employees.
    If there will be no competent leadership soon, I am afraid it will be a lost cause.

  15. Trump: “I’m going to lie so much, you’re going to be so sick and tired of all the lying”

  16. So basically, CDC has turned into a political tool to suit one man’s interest..

    • @The standard narrative has holes in it If Fauci cared about money he would have left the NIH YEARS ago. Mengele did bogus BS experiments on, pretty much exclusively, twins at Auschwitz/Birkenau. Comparing him to Fauci proves how sick, delusional and purely ridiculous you are.

    • The standard narrative has holes in it | September 18, 2020 at 11:36 AM | Reply

      @Helen Smith So… the fact that -Dr. Death- Fauvci has enormous amounts of money invest in pharma, that is just completely coincidental? And the fact, that if he just lies the right way, he will become a billionaire is of no importance, because of course Fauci would never lie to become a billionaire? I think you’re right. Because human nature is to never lie for money.
      In fact, can you even mention one person who has ever lied for money?

    • @Helen Smith So its now a Collection of Decrepit Crooks. I could have used a different 4-letter word at the end, but decencies of debate prevent me from doing so.

    • @The standard narrative has holes in it It’s no coincidence you’re here spouting a bucket load of claptrap. Not much different from agent orange, only he’s got a much more public forum to spread it from.

    • The standard narrative has holes in it | September 18, 2020 at 2:35 PM | Reply

      @Helen Smith You’re right. Fauci would never lie for money. Not even for billions of dollars.

  17. WHY is a STRONG nation sitting back and watching a WEAK man abuse them?

    • Sati Upekkha They hunt down dictators and murderers usually or I should say eventually, Trump and Barr seem to be immune but justice matters and they will be tried for their crimes hopefully next year.

    • The problem is that we have an entire political party, half of our government, working to install a dictatorship. They are fine with a dictatorship as long as it brings them money. They are openly rigging elections and have been doing it for decades. And almost half of our citizens are ok with this too.

    • We are fighting back and will continue too.


  18. Richard Christie | September 18, 2020 at 4:42 AM | Reply

    Nothing the USA does now is regarded as “gold standard”.
    You Yanks really need to catch up on how the rest of the world now views you.

  19. Leeanne Dowdell | September 18, 2020 at 4:50 AM | Reply

    Who needs an October Surprise? Trumps Administration is throwing everyone under the bus. Yes everyone in America

  20. As a former Republican, remove this Grapefruit 🤦‍♂️

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