Trump Tells Bob Woodward He Intentionally Downplayed Severity Of COVID-19 | Andrea Mitchell | MSNBC

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The Washington Post reported that Bob Woodward’s new book, “Rage” consisting of a dozen interviews with President Trump from December 2019 through July 2020, shows that President Trump admits to knowing weeks before the first U.S. death that the coronavirus was dangerous. Aired on 09/09/2020.
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Trump Tells Bob Woodward He Intentionally Downplayed Severity Of COVID-19 | Andrea Mitchell | MSNBC

106 Comments on "Trump Tells Bob Woodward He Intentionally Downplayed Severity Of COVID-19 | Andrea Mitchell | MSNBC"

  1. Worst president in history.

    • Sequoyah Teague | September 9, 2020 at 2:52 PM | Reply

      The Heretic Looks like someone came at you and no response, typical. And you want to talk about contribution?? Please! Educate me on what specific contributions he’s made to the American public. And you’re over here talking about Middle Eastern piece deals & not surprisingly, the obama administration. 🤦🏽‍♂️🤦🏽‍♂️🤦🏽‍♂️ STFU and sit down. Nobody cares about the opinions of Trump supporters.

    • @ihave35cents so your ok with this piece of crap knowing how dangerous the virus was in January but kept it quite ??? Your just as vile as he is

    • @deanna0710 you heard him on tape knowing…. KNOWING how deadly the virus was in January but kept it quite and did nothing , this vile piece of crap did nothing. You’re the one that’s been deceived.

    • @His name was Rocco your in a recession now moron.

    • @The Heretic after tonight’s info feeling like a deceived moron huh????

  2. It makes me sad knowing that half of america will deny this

    • @ritemoelaw_books83 exactly. It is natural selection. Flush the turd on the 3rd 🤗

    • Because they are racist and selfish! But overall just brainless!

    • Yeah, sort of like Burisma, which will be among the Biden embarrassments during the debates.

    • American Patriot | September 10, 2020 at 8:16 AM | Reply

      Obama spied on Trump Campaign 2016 by getting Fisa Warrant using fake Dossier.
      Makes Watergate look like J-walking. 👀

    • American Patriot | September 10, 2020 at 8:29 AM | Reply

      President Trump took action to stop travel from China to stem the spread to the United States as long as possible.

      While Democrats were focused on their impeachment sham, President Trump took swift and decisive action to stop travel from China in January and enhanced airport screenings to help stop cases from coming into the United States as long as possible.

      In his February 4th State of the Union address, President Trump pledged to “take all necessary steps to safeguard our citizens from the virus,” while the Democrats’ response made not a single mention of the virus or even the threat of China.

      President Trump built the world’s leading testing system from nothing, based on a virus we have never faced before.

      In order to accurately trace and combat this virus, President Trump set out to build the world’s best testing system, and that’s exactly what he did.

      We have already conducted more than 65 million tests, far outpacing any other country.

      As soon as cases began to rise, President Trump released guidance to slow the spread.

      President Trump released guidance recommending mitigation measures critical to slowing the spread of the virus, and the American people stepped up to do their part.

      Dr. Fauci and Dr. Birx have attested to the fact that President Trump took action as soon as the data was presented to him.

      In order to secure the supplies needed to confront the surge in coronavirus we faced, President Trump led the largest mobilization of public and private sector resources since WWII.

      The President directed his Administration to secure and distribute needed medical supplies to states in need – resulting in billions of PPE delivered so far.

      At the President’s urging, private companies shifted production to supplying masks, ventilators, hand sanitizer, testing supplies, and more.

      President Trump has acted under the Defense Production Act more than 30 times to ensure we have the supplies we need.

      When we faced a potentially catastrophic shortage of ventilators, President Trump took action to produce 100,000 ventilators and ensure no patient who needs one goes without a ventilator.

      President Trump moved swiftly to protect vulnerable communities.

      The Administration quickly established guidelines for nursing homes and expanded telehealth opportunities to protect our vulnerable seniors.

      The President took action to ensure that uninsured Americans are able to get the COVID-19 care and testing they need.

      President Trump directed Secretary Carson to focus the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council on underserved communities impacted by COVID-19.

      The Administration is investing approximately $2 billion in community health centers, helping their 28 million patients in medically underserved areas receive the care and testing they need.

  3. Racism is a powerful weapon they love the white man even if it cost them their life

  4. We watched him do that. He continues to do that.

  5. Doctor English | September 9, 2020 at 1:54 PM | Reply

    …and his base will be TOTALLY fine with it.

    • Anthony Even Vaca | September 9, 2020 at 7:50 PM | Reply

      The Heretic hide information about covid and failing to prevent thousands of deaths? I don’t think nancy or Fauci did that as Fauci is a doctor

    • Yep you’re right, we don’t care what lies you tell or what you think either. Voting Trump 2020!

    • Anthony Even Vaca | September 9, 2020 at 8:00 PM | Reply

      Jameson W wdym lies there’s literally evidence wake up sheep

    • microcontroller555 | September 9, 2020 at 9:16 PM | Reply

      Inhuman Trump worry for his Stocks and reelection . 200K deaths.

    • First of all Covid has been overblown particularly by the radical left goons who support the democratic party. Theses communists have always wanted to use the virus to win elections against Trump. Corona virus is a very curable virus that can be treated with the once cheapest drug known to man called chloroquine. That fact that Covid is curable was established through scientific studies in 2005. https://virologyj.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1743-422X-2-69 Of course the radical left wanted Trump to cause panic, shutdown the economy so that it could collapse to deny him any chance of winning in November but Trump outwitted them , Now they are trying to do books and release tapes but as long as the economy is doing well and as long as there are therapeutics that can cure Covid, there is no damage that will happen to Trump. The person that should be arrested and taken to court is Governor Andrew Cuomo (democrat) who admitted Covid patients in nursing homes in New York knowingly which caused hundreds if not thousands of deaths in care homes,> BRAIN DEAD DEMOCRATS SHOULD ALSO LOOK AT THIS EVIDENCE LIKE THIS NOT IGNORE IT https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XqWxlH29_i4&t=27s

  6. This makes me so angry

  7. Death To Ming! | September 9, 2020 at 1:59 PM | Reply

    It’s time to take down Don the Con.

    • American Patriot | September 10, 2020 at 8:28 AM | Reply

      President Trump took action to stop travel from China to stem the spread to the United States as long as possible.

      While Democrats were focused on their impeachment sham, President Trump took swift and decisive action to stop travel from China in January and enhanced airport screenings to help stop cases from coming into the United States as long as possible.

      In his February 4th State of the Union address, President Trump pledged to “take all necessary steps to safeguard our citizens from the virus,” while the Democrats’ response made not a single mention of the virus or even the threat of China.

      President Trump built the world’s leading testing system from nothing, based on a virus we have never faced before.

      In order to accurately trace and combat this virus, President Trump set out to build the world’s best testing system, and that’s exactly what he did.

      We have already conducted more than 65 million tests, far outpacing any other country.

      As soon as cases began to rise, President Trump released guidance to slow the spread.

      President Trump released guidance recommending mitigation measures critical to slowing the spread of the virus, and the American people stepped up to do their part.

      Dr. Fauci and Dr. Birx have attested to the fact that President Trump took action as soon as the data was presented to him.

      In order to secure the supplies needed to confront the surge in coronavirus we faced, President Trump led the largest mobilization of public and private sector resources since WWII.

      The President directed his Administration to secure and distribute needed medical supplies to states in need – resulting in billions of PPE delivered so far.

      At the President’s urging, private companies shifted production to supplying masks, ventilators, hand sanitizer, testing supplies, and more.

      President Trump has acted under the Defense Production Act more than 30 times to ensure we have the supplies we need.

      When we faced a potentially catastrophic shortage of ventilators, President Trump took action to produce 100,000 ventilators and ensure no patient who needs one goes without a ventilator.

      President Trump moved swiftly to protect vulnerable communities.

      The Administration quickly established guidelines for nursing homes and expanded telehealth opportunities to protect our vulnerable seniors.

      The President took action to ensure that uninsured Americans are able to get the COVID-19 care and testing they need.

      President Trump directed Secretary Carson to focus the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council on underserved communities impacted by COVID-19.

      The Administration is investing approximately $2 billion in community health centers, helping their 28 million patients in medically underserved areas receive the care and testing they need.

    • @American Patriot TRUMP LIED, PEOPLE DIED! You can’t white wash everything that has been recorded. Trump FAILED! You can make all the speeches you want. And it’s not going to change the truth. Sure trump banned Chinese from traveling here but he let in thousands of others. From all over the world. Perhaps if Donny didn’t dismantle the world class pandemic response team Obama had created. This could have been stemmed. Perhaps if the BIG ORANGE TURD didn’t didn’ttry to make it political and use it to divide us we could have all been on the same page and we wouldn’t have lost so many. Our economy would be back on track. And to than moron that keeps spewing Obama spied on his campaign. It’s a dog whistle. For you creeps.

    • @American Patriot That’s all wrong, and you have no facts anyway. Just supposition….

    • @S500 Triumph 😂 but but Obama.

    • @S500 Triumph Meanwhile Jared, ARE YOU EVER GOING TO LOOK AT ALL THE LIES TRUMP HAS SPIT OUT INTO THE WORLD??? Just curious.

  8. Some day all of this will become a movie that youngsters won’t believe.

  9. Everybody has a book or tapes these days. Where were they during the IMPEACHMENT hearings?

    • Just sitting back and waiting until just before the election.

    • First of all Covid has been overblown particularly by the radical left goons who support the democratic party. Theses communists have always wanted to use the virus to win elections against Trump. Corona virus is a very curable virus that can be treated with the once cheapest drug known to man called chloroquine. That fact that Covid is curable was established through scientific studies in 2005. https://virologyj.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1743-422X-2-69 Of course the radical left wanted Trump to cause panic, shutdown the economy so that it could collapse to deny him any chance of winning in November but Trump outwitted them , Now they are trying to do books and release tapes but as long as the economy is doing well and as long as there are therapeutics that can cure Covid, there is no damage that will happen to Trump. The person that should be arrested and taken to court is Governor Andrew Cuomo (democrat) who admitted Covid patients in nursing homes in New York knowingly which caused hundreds if not thousands of deaths in care homes,> BRAIN DEAD DEMOCRATS SHOULD ALSO LOOK AT THIS EVIDENCE LIKE THIS NOT IGNORE IT https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XqWxlH29_i4&t=27s

    • American Patriot | September 10, 2020 at 8:27 AM | Reply

      Impeachment is null & void, it was never passed by the Senate.
      Democrats are reprobates, they support BLM and Antifa Marxist terrorist.

    • Shirley, the impeachment hearings were for show – Schiff and Nadler didn’t evern go after the obvious low-hanging fruit – the emoluments.

    • Was already here bro and in Europe demrats did nothing and didn’t even want travel ban

  10. Jeremy Gobbato | September 9, 2020 at 2:10 PM | Reply

    Real smart, spilling the beans to a guy like Woodward.

    • @Roman Max if you have to ask,then you are not near intelligent enough for me to engage

    • @Roman Max what happened to russian collusion? BOY you are a country mile worth of stupid. The best part of you obviously wound up on the bed sheets

    • @J W there are many things our presidents don’t share with the public. Otherwise, the intelligence services would just air their briefings on TV instead of in private. Obviously trying not to panic some of the public, who, by and large, meltdown at most everything Trump says anyway, is probably a good idea, don’t you think?

    • @felix u No I don’t, Intelligence concerning other countries should not be shared with the public, but a deadly virus should not be played down, lives are at stake. Trump is known for telling it as it is, this time he stuffed up badly, don’t follow the person you are supporting blindly, call it out for what it is, regardless of what side you are on right or left, people who always vote Republican or Democrats never decide election, it’s the swinging voters that will decide because they are not blinded by bias Ideology.

    • @J W well, I don’t “swing” every election. I vote for philosophy, the one that doesn’t think it’s okay to murder your own kids as a convenience, doesn’t think there are more than two sexes, doesn’t think two dysfunctional troglodytes should marry and have equal standing with normal couples, doesn’t think it makes sense to legalize more intoxicants in the midst of an opioid crisis, doesn’t think we don’t need border sovereignty, doesn’t think illegal aliens should get free healthcare while millions of Americans go without, doesn’t think we should sue the pants off doctors so they have to practice defensive medicine driving up costs, doesn’t think it’s okay to release criminals into the public without bail seconds after they’re arrested, doesn’t think we should eliminate CBP, ICE, defund police and then expect law and order, doesn’t think we should eliminate fracking which will destroy the oil industry and cost ten of thousands of jobs, doesn’t think a man can be pregnant, and doesn’t think man made climate change is genuine despite then left changing their views about the environment every 20 years to the polar opposite position.
      So, I vote republican. And I always will.

  11. Today’s letter of the day is G for genocide!

  12. His followers will praise him for keeping the panic level down.

  13. “It was just locker room talk!” His supporters will say.

    • Same thing he told the America people; go back to February….didn’t you start to stock up on paper towels and toilet paper? In March didn’t you start your 3 months of quarantine? Where were you when people were calling the President a Alarmist? How about the one ones picketing in front of the White House because their business were shut down?
      *Sounds like someone has forgotten a few details. 🤫

    • @Tonya Renee State and local officials (governors and mayors) had to shut down businesses because the guy in the oval office, aka, the president, allowed a pandemic to run rampant through the country instead of being proactive by taking more decisive measures in combatting it.

    • @Tonya Renee
      Where was I? In Australia where I live. We did the shut down properly. Our conservative Prime minister took it seriously.
      Trump had plenty of examples of countries that did things right but he ignored them all. He is still ignoring best advice.

    • First of all Covid has been overblown particularly by the radical left goons who support the democratic party. Theses communists have always wanted to use the virus to win elections against Trump. Corona virus is a very curable virus that can be treated with the once cheapest drug known to man called chloroquine. That fact that Covid is curable was established through scientific studies in 2005. https://virologyj.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1743-422X-2-69 Of course the radical left wanted Trump to cause panic, shutdown the economy so that it could collapse to deny him any chance of winning in November but Trump outwitted them , Now they are trying to do books and release tapes but as long as the economy is doing well and as long as there are therapeutics that can cure Covid, there is no damage that will happen to Trump. The person that should be arrested and taken to court is Governor Andrew Cuomo (democrat) who admitted Covid patients in nursing homes in New York knowingly which caused hundreds if not thousands of deaths in care homes,> BRAIN DEAD DEMOCRATS SHOULD ALSO LOOK AT THIS EVIDENCE LIKE THIS NOT IGNORE IT https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XqWxlH29_i4&t=27s

    • @S500 Triumph
      “First of all Covid has been overblown particularly by the radical left goons who support the democratic party.”

      I didn’t know the ruling conservatives party here in Australia are radical left goons who support the democratic party. I’m sure it will come as a surprise to them.

      “That fact that Covid is curable was established through scientific studies in 2005.”

      You do know that SARS and Covid19 are different?

      “Of course the radical left wanted Trump to cause panic,”

      Trump is trying to cause panic everyday with his stoking of racial tensions. Trump is more than happy doing it all on this own with out any help from the radical left.

      “..LOOK AT THIS EVIDENCE..”

      Youtube videos are not evidence.

  14. Marnie Pomerantz | September 9, 2020 at 4:41 PM | Reply

    Trump supporters are still behind him because he hates all “the right people “

    • @Tonya Renee I bet if trump slapped your momma you would still vote for him.

    • American Patriot | September 10, 2020 at 8:14 AM | Reply

      Obama spied on Trump Campaign 2016 by getting Fisa Warrant using fake Dossier.
      Makes Watergate look like J-walking. 👀

    • @Tonya Renee The Russians and the cult of the corrupt coronavirus con man are cluelessly covering for their deadly demented dotard.

    • Because trump is patriot and Democrats have become traders to there own country grow up .

    • Marnie Pomerantz | September 10, 2020 at 9:03 PM | Reply

      Roman Max Trump betrayed his own voters, by intentionally telling them to avoid wearing masks even though he admitted he knew the virus was airborne. Trump betrayed our troops by firing a top Navy official for reporting the infected crew on his own vessel. Trump betrayed our troops who he calls suckers and losers, again by doing nothing and saying nothing to Putin 6 times, after he knew Putin paid Al Kaieda for assassinating our troops in the field. It’s high time for you to put your big boy pants on. Trump hates Trump supporters, and cowers before Putin. The GOPeople are repugnant and infantile.
      Grow up! 😒

  15. Trump is the most corrupt president in US History. He insisted on opening schools and he knew the virus was dangerous for children. Just listen to the Woodward interviews.
    If you think Trump supporters are sitting idly by, you are kidding yourselves. Dems and whoever else against trump’s corruption (from COVID to extortion to the fake economy to favoring Russia over Americans to making a profit from his office…) had better unify under one banner as of yesterday and get out the VOTE

    • American Patriot | September 10, 2020 at 8:17 AM | Reply

      Obama spied on Trump Campaign 2016 by getting Fisa Warrant using fake Dossier.
      Makes Watergate look like J-walking. 👀

    • American Patriot | September 10, 2020 at 8:29 AM | Reply

      President Trump took action to stop travel from China to stem the spread to the United States as long as possible.

      While Democrats were focused on their impeachment sham, President Trump took swift and decisive action to stop travel from China in January and enhanced airport screenings to help stop cases from coming into the United States as long as possible.

      In his February 4th State of the Union address, President Trump pledged to “take all necessary steps to safeguard our citizens from the virus,” while the Democrats’ response made not a single mention of the virus or even the threat of China.

      President Trump built the world’s leading testing system from nothing, based on a virus we have never faced before.

      In order to accurately trace and combat this virus, President Trump set out to build the world’s best testing system, and that’s exactly what he did.

      We have already conducted more than 65 million tests, far outpacing any other country.

      As soon as cases began to rise, President Trump released guidance to slow the spread.

      President Trump released guidance recommending mitigation measures critical to slowing the spread of the virus, and the American people stepped up to do their part.

      Dr. Fauci and Dr. Birx have attested to the fact that President Trump took action as soon as the data was presented to him.

      In order to secure the supplies needed to confront the surge in coronavirus we faced, President Trump led the largest mobilization of public and private sector resources since WWII.

      The President directed his Administration to secure and distribute needed medical supplies to states in need – resulting in billions of PPE delivered so far.

      At the President’s urging, private companies shifted production to supplying masks, ventilators, hand sanitizer, testing supplies, and more.

      President Trump has acted under the Defense Production Act more than 30 times to ensure we have the supplies we need.

      When we faced a potentially catastrophic shortage of ventilators, President Trump took action to produce 100,000 ventilators and ensure no patient who needs one goes without a ventilator.

      President Trump moved swiftly to protect vulnerable communities.

      The Administration quickly established guidelines for nursing homes and expanded telehealth opportunities to protect our vulnerable seniors.

      The President took action to ensure that uninsured Americans are able to get the COVID-19 care and testing they need.

      President Trump directed Secretary Carson to focus the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council on underserved communities impacted by COVID-19.

      The Administration is investing approximately $2 billion in community health centers, helping their 28 million patients in medically underserved areas receive the care and testing they need.

    • @American Patriot lies. Trump is toast in Nov

    • @American Patriot lies. Trump is toast in Nov

  16. In any other country, he’d probably be pilloried by now, and I’m not speaking metaphorically.

  17. “I don’t wanna cause panic ” Donald J Trump

    “This is a democratic hoax” Donald J Trump

    • American Patriot | September 10, 2020 at 8:23 AM | Reply

      President Trump took action to stop travel from China to stem the spread to the United States as long as possible.

      While Democrats were focused on their impeachment sham, President Trump took swift and decisive action to stop travel from China in January and enhanced airport screenings to help stop cases from coming into the United States as long as possible.

      In his February 4th State of the Union address, President Trump pledged to “take all necessary steps to safeguard our citizens from the virus,” while the Democrats’ response made not a single mention of the virus or even the threat of China.

      President Trump built the world’s leading testing system from nothing, based on a virus we have never faced before.

      In order to accurately trace and combat this virus, President Trump set out to build the world’s best testing system, and that’s exactly what he did.

      We have already conducted more than 65 million tests, far outpacing any other country.

      As soon as cases began to rise, President Trump released guidance to slow the spread.

      President Trump released guidance recommending mitigation measures critical to slowing the spread of the virus, and the American people stepped up to do their part.

      Dr. Fauci and Dr. Birx have attested to the fact that President Trump took action as soon as the data was presented to him.

      In order to secure the supplies needed to confront the surge in coronavirus we faced, President Trump led the largest mobilization of public and private sector resources since WWII.

      The President directed his Administration to secure and distribute needed medical supplies to states in need – resulting in billions of PPE delivered so far.

      At the President’s urging, private companies shifted production to supplying masks, ventilators, hand sanitizer, testing supplies, and more.

      President Trump has acted under the Defense Production Act more than 30 times to ensure we have the supplies we need.

      When we faced a potentially catastrophic shortage of ventilators, President Trump took action to produce 100,000 ventilators and ensure no patient who needs one goes without a ventilator.

      President Trump moved swiftly to protect vulnerable communities.

      The Administration quickly established guidelines for nursing homes and expanded telehealth opportunities to protect our vulnerable seniors.

      The President took action to ensure that uninsured Americans are able to get the COVID-19 care and testing they need.

      President Trump directed Secretary Carson to focus the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council on underserved communities impacted by COVID-19.

      The Administration is investing approximately $2 billion in community health centers, helping their 28 million patients in medically underserved areas receive the care and testing they need.

    • @John Swo He needed to tip off his GOP cronies before the market meltdown.

    • So trump should tell everyone you are going to die and don’t leave your house destroying the worlds economy?
      What a great plan lol
      That would have been worse then the virus.
      Not hard to figure out dummys .

    • So you think this guy biden who get paid off as VP from China is the one to stop Chinese virus lol

      https://youtu.be/JRmlcEBAiIs

    • @Roman Max More clueless cult clowns and their crazy conspiracies. Your average 10 year old can do betther than the clueless corona con man, Toxic Trump.

  18. To trump’s supporters:
    Are you truly going to “swallow” this one too? Where is your limit? Or your brain?

  19. Fear: Trump Jr wins a presidential election. America we can’t survive the Trump Monarchy.

  20. Don’t warn of incoming hurricanes, might cause a panic!

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