Trump GOP Caught In COVID Hypocrisy: TX Official Tells Voters To Gather In Person For Virtual Speech

Trump GOP Caught In COVID Hypocrisy: TX Official Tells Voters To Gather In Person For Virtual Speech 1


As President Trump continues to lean into the idea that the pandemic is “over,” five top Republican Senators are no longer planning on attending the RNC in Florida. Meanwhile in Texas, government officials are planning on holding scheduled speeches virtually while they encourage their constituents to attend the GOP convention in person. President Obama’s former health policy adviser Dr. Zeke Emanuel and Color of Chance Co-Chair and NBC News Political Analyst Heather McGhee join MSNBC’s Ari Melber to discuss what Dr. Emanuel calls “crass behavior.” (This interview is from MSNBC’s “The Beat with Ari Melber, a news show covering politics, law and culture airing nightly at 6pm ET on MSNBC. ). Aired on 07/09/2020.
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Trump GOP Caught In COVID Hypocrisy: TX Official Tells Voters To Gather In Person For Virtual Speech

116 Comments on "Trump GOP Caught In COVID Hypocrisy: TX Official Tells Voters To Gather In Person For Virtual Speech"

  1. Republicans only trust science when their life or fortunes are at risk.

    • OriginalPiMan | July 9, 2020 at 10:02 PM | Reply

      I was wrong.
      The court cases didn’t stop, although most allegations didn’t make it to court in the first place (and Trump saying he would sue them all didn’t get to court either).
      There are a handful of cases still in the courts, one case is proceeding slowly because Trump’s legal team argued the president was immune to state lawsuits; an argument rejected by a New York appeals court. Two more cases are newer with no result yet.

    • Kimberly Guiseppe-Cooley | July 9, 2020 at 10:14 PM | Reply

      @Indi Pillai SOOOO AGREE!!!!!!!!!! WELL SAID!!!!

    • Kimberly Guiseppe-Cooley | July 9, 2020 at 10:17 PM | Reply

      @Matt O’Byrne O M G WELL said! PRICELESS!!!!!!

    • @OriginalPiMan I would never have married a man like this! many people don’t care about is past the future is more important than ever, as long as he does a good job for the country I sure don’t want a socialist-globalist country that’s what Biden is doing now is to change this to a socialist country and most people don’t want to live in a country like Venezuela, Cuba, Iran, Russia etc…. during the campaign in 2016 I check there history between Hillary and Trump and find that Hillary was very corrupted more than Trump….all this BS that Trump did in is personal life don’t mean that he not a decent President for the people that believe in the future I just can’t see Biden doing anything that Trump as done in the last 3 1/2 yrs and Joe is not able to do this.

    • …..or when the deadbeats on the left who’ve operated as parasites their entire lives try to steal our earned prosperity.

  2. Richard MacLean | July 9, 2020 at 2:41 PM | Reply

    Trump’s Evil Cult is Mad

    • Richard MacLean | July 9, 2020 at 3:56 PM | Reply

      J. Noble 🦠🤡🦠🤣🤪
      Gather in multitudes.
      It’s your funeral.
      Make sure you cash your socialist check first. I mean your stimulus check.
      Hey if this coronavirus takes down the Trump administration… You have to say President Nancy Pelosi. If you live that long. #MayTheCoronavirusBeWithYou

      Make certain you ask the emergency crew coming to your rescue if they are Republicans… God knows… You certainly wouldn’t want to be rescued by a Liberal or a Democrat whom you hate.

    • Richard MacLean | July 9, 2020 at 4:01 PM | Reply

      J. Noble
      Obviously there’s nothing NOBLE about you. Squatter you can’t even afford your mortgage payment. You’re so pathetic.

    • @J. Noble 🌊🌊🌊🌊🌊🌊

    • max always goes by boat | July 9, 2020 at 4:41 PM | Reply

      ? what is our evil cult doing?

    • sharon olsen | July 9, 2020 at 6:03 PM | Reply

      And .. His Mad Cult is Evil !

  3. It goes like” socialism for the rich. Rugged individualism for the poor”.

  4. It was never in my mind that America will be at this point of division, hate, and inequality. Sad

    • jonathan beatty
      Yes they will be consequences , they have to pay for those who sleep in the streets for decades and they know about them and done nothing , only to make more money , and they’ll never get enough

    • Jon Eric Putin’s Proud of his Bunker Baby !

    • S EE
      If you are 70 years old then you lived the times when it used to be ( leave it to beaver) and other tv shows , not the crazy games of violence and killing , and no value but make kids empty , cold , irresponsible…………..

    • well, we have competing philosophies here in the US: one sides wants to dismantle the most successful nation in human history, and the other doesn’t.

    • For blacks and indigenous it has always been this way in America.

  5. Chris P. Bacon | July 9, 2020 at 2:43 PM | Reply

    Vote blue across America. End this bad dream.

  6. Request An Absentee Ballot | July 9, 2020 at 2:46 PM | Reply

    Trump has once again backed himself into a corner……

  7. ღSwnsasyღ _ | July 9, 2020 at 2:48 PM | Reply

    I’m not going to risk my life but you constituents go ahead and do that for your country.. Pathetic

  8. The GOP is completely immune to accusations of hypocrisy It has no effect on them – hypocrisy is what lets them do their job. They wear hypocrisy as a badge of honor

    • patricia lafountain | July 9, 2020 at 3:55 PM | Reply

      Very well said

    • Ronnie Jackson | July 9, 2020 at 3:55 PM | Reply

      john emeigh – Do you have anything on point?

    • @Ronnie Jackson He think’s Superman is real.. Don’t ruin Santa Clause for him.. He still think’s he’s white, just let him have it.

    • max always goes by boat | July 9, 2020 at 4:49 PM | Reply

      can you give an example? i want to know? Because we look pretty silly running
      around in the summer time with a mouth diaper on, for a virus that cant survive heat…why are we still wearing masks?

    • @max always goes by boat Ummm.. Why do you think the virus doesn’t survive heat?

  9. Stephen Dedalus | July 9, 2020 at 2:51 PM | Reply

    Dan Patrick is the ultimate hypocrite. He is the one that said old people should sacrifice themselves for the economy.

    • David Strong | July 9, 2020 at 6:11 PM | Reply

      Patrick is the biggest bigot, and loser who has downplayed the virus at every turn. He basically said we should sacrifice everyone for the economy. He has stated over and over how the virus is hype and hoax. sickening.

    • My point exactly……he was the worst and still is. He has to go. He was going on and on about how he is willing to sacrifice himself for his grandkids well here’s you chance or did you just mean everyone else’s grandparent and parents? Either Dr. Fauci is right or he’s not……you can switch it up when it comes to you. This is beyond insanity. All these people need to go or how about we put all the non-mask wearers in a bubble like the NBA and let them be mask free all they want instead of harming the rest of society.

    • Texas patriot | July 9, 2020 at 7:37 PM | Reply

      @Coco Melon ABSOLUTELY!!! I cant wait!! Going to the one in Florida too…🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸

    • Texas patriot | July 9, 2020 at 7:39 PM | Reply

      Such pansies….lmao..

    • Madelaine Seguin | July 9, 2020 at 9:50 PM | Reply


  10. Dan Patrick who said it was ok for old people to die so as to allow the economy to open

    • Well, the governor of some casino state wanted to reopen as a test subject of sacrifice…they don’t come out and say let the old die…although trump been enjoying playing “live and let die!” … says…a lot.

    • Out of the mouth of idiots

  11. Susan Brooke | July 9, 2020 at 3:00 PM | Reply

    November 3!

  12. JONATHAN DENT | July 9, 2020 at 3:04 PM | Reply

    “There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there has always been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that ‘my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.” 
    ― Issac Asimov

    • I love Asimov ,now that’s a mind ! May you rest in the hand of GOD ,YOU BEAUTIFUL RUSSIAN ,

    • If you’ve never read anything by Asimov ,you’ve missed something wonderful !

    • @Ronnie Jackson You are right, but America is, as always, the pioneer of the western world. Resist the beginnings!

    • @Jason Pop Agree with your first sentence but Asimov was American, arriving as a toddler, never spoke Russian as his parents spoke to him in Yiddish and English – so clearly planned to migrate to a country which promised “Give me your tired, your poor. Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.” Bit different now.

    • Hrothgar Skraekelig | July 9, 2020 at 5:48 PM | Reply

      @Jason Pop if you haven’t read _everything_ by Asimov, you’ve missed something wonderful 🙂

  13. The GOP is just proving how easy it is to get their followers to basically do anything they tell them to do, including march to their deaths.

    • Who bites off their own nose to spite their face?
      Ahhhh 🤔 Trump Supporter
      Smdh 😏

    • @Nikki Gee No. They bite off their nose to spite the “communist socialist leftist demon rats”

    • Charles Jones Sr. | July 9, 2020 at 5:20 PM | Reply

      @Tim M Now that was dumb

    • Jim Battersbee | July 9, 2020 at 5:40 PM | Reply

      Both Democrats and Republicans can agree on a $740 billion military budget.
      Meanwhile 135,544 Americans are dead from Covid-19 and government incompetence. The USA is one sick country.

    • ” …including march to their deaths. ” …and pay for the “privilege” while chanting Trump 2020 like it’s some prayer of salvation.

  14. why is Dan Patrick giving a virtual speech didn’t he say nothing is wrong he does not believe anything Dr Fauci says …

    • Exactly. He expects elderly Texans to willingly sacrifice their lives for the Texas economy, but he’s cowering in a bunker? WTF! He’s f’n despicable.

    • Garry Graves | July 9, 2020 at 4:14 PM | Reply

      Right. He’s such a big time hypocrite just like ALL tRump morons!

    • Listen not to what they say.
      Pay attention to what they do.

    • Dan Patrick, Tucker Carlson, newt Gingrich, Hannity. The loud guy at the bar. The class clown. Radio loud talking showmen. Popular but not who you need to hear when lives are at stake.

  15. Wasn’t it Texas politicians who urged their constituents should want to risk their lives to save the economy?

    What’s Fox saying about this? Nothing? They’re silent? Hmmm.

    • @max always goes by boat They have everything to do with it because they have been his megaphone. He says something, no matter how ridiculous and they are on the air repeating it or trying to explain that he was correct. They are part of the problem.

    • @Ali B They are trying to distract from the disaster that they are responsible for by riling up the base.

    • @max always goes by boat No Rump is losing more suppoert by the day and Biden is double digits ahead of him.

    • jp
      It’s not reckless , dead people means nothing to politicians , they rather step on a pile of bodies than lose their fancy life
      Rest of the people suffer to get their meds and food

    • Lt. Governor Patrick specifically, yes.

  16. The trolls are even having a hard time defending trump…

    • patrick leahey | July 9, 2020 at 3:51 PM | Reply

      As a counter-trolling, I agree. Now days, I just share one of the Lincoln Projects youtubes. They still like to hit TYT, particularly, when Ana is the spokesperson.

    • michelle belle | July 9, 2020 at 3:55 PM | Reply

      hh23 hh23 because there is absolutely no defense that will work. Trumps gross incompetence has had catastrophic results. On top of that he’s trying to paint Joe Biden as a radical leftist.

    • max always goes by boat | July 9, 2020 at 4:42 PM | Reply

      trolls? how does that help us elect biden?

    • if I were a troll I would ask for rubles in advance…you know trump is going to stiff them too.

    • The smart ones have migrated away from the GOP already.

  17. The Tangerine Tyrant | July 9, 2020 at 3:09 PM | Reply

    Lies Lies Lies Lies and more Lies coming from Donald J Trump.🙄😒😔

  18. Dennis Anton | July 9, 2020 at 3:13 PM | Reply

    Republicans don’t care about us, our children, our grandchildren, only their own.

    • @max always goes by boat appreciate note but i want Trump out but replacing one kind of hate with another is not for me.

    • Suuurrre!
      U Keep believing that..🤣

    • Cementshoexpress | July 9, 2020 at 6:00 PM | Reply

      Sad to see such generalizations about people.

    • @max always goes by boat I’m aware of the allegory of the cave situation you are inferring and I’m also a Buddhist, not a very good one, but one none the less and I still stand by my assertion that I have no duty to be friends with people the likes of whom I described. Does that mean I hate them? No. I actually feel sorry for them, but it’s their path to walk, not mine✌

    • Dennis Anton | July 9, 2020 at 7:50 PM | Reply

      Ok. MOST republicans. I guess it’s only ok to generalize when talking about democrats and protesters and african americans and latinos and and and……

  19. patrick leahey | July 9, 2020 at 3:50 PM | Reply

    We never came for their guns but they are coming for our kids.

    • max always goes by boat | July 9, 2020 at 4:50 PM | Reply

      kids? guns? how is the comparison…that makes no sense…explain please…

    • Ashleigh Jaima Osborne | July 9, 2020 at 5:05 PM | Reply

      They want their workers back…

    • @max always goes by boat oh Max, bless your little heart.
      bunker baby want the children to go back to school. there is a high risk of exposure there. NO ONE wants to take your guns – f_ckhead. buy more! WE DON’T CARE what you do on your pig farm. (that was just a lie that trump made up to get your knickers in a knot.) Get it now? Life/death threat/no threat.
      Patrick, how did i do?

    • max always goes by boat | July 9, 2020 at 5:30 PM | Reply

      @RR ????

    • @RR I sure wouldn’t want my kids going back to school. The death rate for children of ages 0 to age 17 is right now at 9 deaths, 6 of which had preexisting medical problems (but that is only since February 1.) There are over 50 million school age children in the USA. Not going to school for the next two three four years will damage them for their entire lifetime all because because of three children who died from COVID 19. Makes perfect sense. Tell you what lets just close down all schools and give all that money to BLM and Antifa our true saviors.

  20. Heather Davis | July 9, 2020 at 4:27 PM | Reply

    They pretend to hate socialism but really they’re in favour of socialism, but only for the rich…

    • Marilyn Clarke | July 9, 2020 at 7:45 PM | Reply

      Jim Battersbee, absolutely!!!

    • They are unwitting victims of their own equivocation.

    • Jim Battersbee
      World is not going to be the same
      No one even try to think about who made this world , he would not allow injustice for ever
      Bad People has gone too far and God is preparing us for something
      God does not sleep , he’s watching , he’s giving us a chance to reconsider
      But sadly some keep saying nature made this invisible monster

    • rapunzel eh?
      According to them , you’re not a human you’re an insect , sorry , but this is the truth
      Every era has a Pharaoh , trump here and Assisi in Egypt
      By the way , people is dying in the streets in Egypt , while the pharaoh is building castles from their tax money !

    • TheQueenRulesAll | July 9, 2020 at 10:09 PM | Reply

      All the tax incentives corporations abuse, taking relief from the government whenever it is offered, complain to be bailed out when they make poor decisions….sounds like welfare to me.

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