Trump Tries Damage Control After Dismissive Remark On COVID-19 Deaths | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

Trump Tries Damage Control After Dismissive Remark On COVID-19 Deaths | The 11th Hour | MSNBC 1


After responding to tough questions on the COVID-19 death toll saying, 'It is what it is,' Trump tweeted photos of himself meeting in the Oval Office with his coronavirus task force and did a more friendly interview with FOX News. Aired on 8/4/2020.
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Trump Tries Damage Control After Dismissive Remark On COVID-19 Deaths | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

86 Comments on "Trump Tries Damage Control After Dismissive Remark On COVID-19 Deaths | The 11th Hour | MSNBC"

  1. Jonathan Swan: Is this really the president of the United States or am I being panked?

  2. Kimchicracker | August 5, 2020 at 5:10 AM | Reply

    Trump’s note to self: Only let Hannity interview me.

    • Edna Rodriguez | August 5, 2020 at 9:10 AM | Reply


    • Andrew Brent | August 5, 2020 at 9:11 AM | Reply

      I don’t really think he’s smart enough to realize that he didn’t totally blow this interview. He’s like: “crushed it big league”. It’s his advisors who have to break the bad news.

    • Hannity won’t disagree with him, that’s for sure.

    • @Andrew Brent Sad part is that his supporters, the few who would have actually watched this interview, think that he blew it out of the water and put that pushy liberal reporter in his place.

    • George Layton | August 5, 2020 at 10:08 AM | Reply

      If trump would make the decision that he can only be interviewed by people stupider than himself, we would never again have to listen to another interview from him.

  3. Well done Mr Swan, finally a journalist with a BACKBONE, seeking truth.

  4. I liked that interviewer, he wasn’t just letting Trump’s BS to fly.

    • ThruAWiderLens as an Australian do you think I’d want to travel to the US at the moment, even if I was allowed to … which I’m not because our government won’t allow it. So by all means take away my ability to apply for a visa, and whilst you’re at it deny my application for Unicorn ownership because it’s about the same practical use to me here in reality.

    • He got embarrassed and don’t even know it

    • — a notably tougher interview than the overpraised one that Chris Wallace did for the laughing-stock Fox News network.

    • More than once in other interviews, Fat Coward Trump has characterized questions & questioners that were merely tough as “nasty.” Nasty! He thinks he’s a king or a dictator & not the president of a democratic republic, and so reporters are supposed to grovel and supplicate. No! Not at all! That’s not how we do it in the United States, you incompetent clown.

    • @Denise Savona actually, if you look at who owns the CNN, MSNBC, FoxNews, ect.. it’s big corps….

  5. The most honest moment in Trump’s presidency was when he said, “It is what it is”. It finally came out. His best Freudian Slip. He flat out let us know he doesn’t care.

  6. Dennis Lafreniere | August 5, 2020 at 11:54 AM | Reply


  7. “You can’t…you can’t do that.” –Trump OMG , Trump is dumb.

  8. “We’re lower than the world” This guy is beyond stupid!

  9. We can’t wait until Nov. get this nonentity out now! Then we can say “it is what it is”.

  10. “Lower than the world, lower than Europe!” “In what?!?” Obviously it’s in his ability to actually do anything useful against this virus.

    • Clayton Gunter | August 6, 2020 at 3:03 PM | Reply

      Get it right! He is dragging around on the virus ON PURPOSE! He jumped in and started this China tarriff on purpose to wreck our economy!

    • David Edwards | August 6, 2020 at 7:02 PM | Reply

      I like how he starts to answer the question but quickly changes what he is saying to something completely different.
      This interview was a good start, but when tRump dodges answering a question, journalists need to just keep asking the same question until he answers, or more likely, gets up and walks out. I would love to see that. Him walking out because he was asked a question and refused to answer, that would really help Biden’s ratings.

    • Anthony Pinto | August 7, 2020 at 5:20 AM | Reply

      @David Edwards really, you need a journalist to show you he’s not in touch with reality and every word that comes out of his mouth is a lie?

  11. Trumps the type of guy that “loses” weight by switching to the metric system, 300lbs = 136kgs.

  12. Readingwoman | August 5, 2020 at 2:16 PM | Reply

    Trump: “Johnathan, you have to look at the charts. You’re not looking at the charts. If you take a look at this one, you can clearly see there’s a PERSON. Then, if you look at this one over here, you can make out a WOMAN. Take a look at this other one, and you will plainly see a MAN. Then, when you look at these last two, it’s obvious there is a CAMERA and a T.V. Now, if you can put them all in order like this, you get extra points! See, not everyone can put them in order and get it right, but I can. It’s not easy for most people, but it’s easy for me. I can do it because I have like a good memory, because I’m cognitively there.”

  13. Did he say “ lower than the world” ? Did I hear right? 😩

  14. You can’t do that. Proof he needs to live in his own reality.

  15. Cash'a I'no-u'no | August 5, 2020 at 2:43 PM | Reply

    Trump: “It is what it is”


    • Anonymous Sources | August 6, 2020 at 8:42 PM | Reply

      Looks like “It is what it is” is becoming Trump’s 2020 campaign slogan. On the up side, he can’t stumble pronouncing any of the words like “Yo-semites.

  16. Big B Kenobi | August 5, 2020 at 2:56 PM | Reply

    This POTUS is the worst disaster in the history of the world.

  17. Smileyrie James | August 5, 2020 at 4:44 PM | Reply

    “You can’t do that!” You have to listen to my lies & spin. Don’t go pestering me with the inconvenient truth! That makes me & my lies look bad”

  18. sheila harvey | August 5, 2020 at 7:51 PM | Reply

    He Is so incompetent . Get rid of him he’s bringing your country down .

  19. “It is what it is.” – The president of indifference.

  20. The only people wearing a mask are the doctors. Can’t make this sh*t up.

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