Walter Reed Doc: Trump Leaving Hospital ‘Puts People At Unnecessary Risk’ | Hallie Jackson | MSNBC

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An attending physician at Walter Reed Medical Center and the Chief of Disaster Medicine at George Washington University, Dr. James Phillips, joins Hallie Jackson. Dr. Phillips says that Trump's motorcade ride-along as well as a possible early discharge from the hospital would represent "public messaging moves that can be detrimental." Aired on 10/05/2020.
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Walter Reed Doc: Trump Leaving Hospital 'Puts People At Unnecessary Risk' | Hallie Jackson | MSNBC

101 Comments on "Walter Reed Doc: Trump Leaving Hospital ‘Puts People At Unnecessary Risk’ | Hallie Jackson | MSNBC"

  1. Quinn McDonald | October 5, 2020 at 2:34 PM | Reply

    A contagion beginning carried by the worst contagion human has ever produced.

    • Reuben Herrera | October 5, 2020 at 5:04 PM | Reply

      @Michael Exactly

    • @The Tweatles
      Are you still here pushing your tiny wee wee URL, William?
      Do sycophant supporters of Donald follow a lifelong pathological liar and con man, with the excuse “he wasn’t in politics before, so its okay”?
      Donald had his supporters at hello. They idolize him because he presents a lifestyle they covet, and they think he’s “cool” because he had a reality show.
      You’d have just as much integrity supporting Honey Booboos parents in politics.
      Try again,William H/Tweatles.

    • @LoboKhan1 Trump has proven to be the most successful president in American history… Democrats have been proven to support BLM LGBTQ and defunding the police. 🎶

    • Roslyn Daniel | October 5, 2020 at 7:42 PM | Reply

      @Reuben Herrera x

    • Reuben Herrera | October 5, 2020 at 7:49 PM | Reply

      @The Tweatles👈 Willam H

  2. Republicans literally don’t care if they put people at risk, as long as the Dow is good for their donors

    • You’re only upset because Trump was in the car… those Secret Service Agents VOLUNTEERED to drive the vehicle, they were not FORCED. Plus, they were WEARING MASKS. I thought if everyone was wearing masks from the start there would be no deaths… unless if they get in a car with Trump, right? Then masks don’t work do they?

      Literally listen to yourself….

    • @Lurking Grue the people who died weren’t out spending money either. They all had one thing in common, already had one foot in the grave. If you are remotely close to healthy you live

    • @mark price Really? I know two people who’ve died of this virus. Perhaps you’d like to tell their families how survivable this virus is.

    • @P Anston what an utter low attempt to guilt me for having the nerve to state real facts about Covid deaths. No one seeks death, or ignores when it happens. Do you realize 8000 people die each and every day on the average from various reasons. If someone dies from a car wreck, we don’t stop using cars. The death rate from covid is 1 person out of 1000 who get the virus will die.That is insane low death rate considering we shut down the entire economy. And the vast majority of those deaths had some underlying issue that caused death and Covid got the blame. I bet 25% of the total covid deaths are inflated.

    • SWOhio Prepper | October 5, 2020 at 10:12 PM | Reply

      No….We just didn’t drink the coolaid like the “low information people have”! Trump will absolutely win for sure! Yay!

  3. The virus runs its course in 14 days at least, yet trump is magically cured after three days? Something doesn’t add up. When was his last negative test?

    • Souls Tired365 | October 5, 2020 at 4:12 PM | Reply

      Sage Dawn – I should have said as a covid victim myself
      But I do agree with you

    • Wingnutcaseman | October 5, 2020 at 4:20 PM | Reply

      Nobody’s saying he’s covid free. He’s saying he’s well enough to complete his convalescence at the White House. Which can’t be taken at face value because he’s always lied about the coronavirus. Everything that has been said, but can’t be trusted, says there’s no way he can leave the hospital so soon. It’s just crazy.

    • Elizabeth Brown | October 5, 2020 at 4:36 PM | Reply

      God is watching it all 🤔🌈🙏

    • Keith Johnson - Shelby GT500 | October 5, 2020 at 4:42 PM | Reply

      *Economists: 5 Massive Biden Tax Hikes Will ‘Crush’ the Economy*
      March 11, 2020

      *Conservative economists blasting Democrat front-runner Joe Biden’s tax hike proposals warn his ideas would “crush” the record-setting U.S. economic recovery.*

      An analysis by the Tax Policy Center last week indicated Biden’s proposals to hike corporate taxes, increase the capital gains taxes on the top 1%, and toss out the Trump tax cuts would collect $4 trillion over the next decade.

      “Biden is a fake moderate,” economist Stephen Moore tells Newsmax. “His voting record in Congress was always one of the most liberal, and one year he had an American Conservative Union rating of zero.”

      Among the Biden tax proposals that have alarmed conservatives:

      Biden wants to increase the corporate tax rate from 21% to 28%. This 33% increase would raise $1.3 trillion over a decade. One problem with this approach is companies tend to pass along this added cost by reducing employees’ wages, meaning lower income workers would take a hit. Trump’s tax reforms dropped the rate from the highest in the developed world, at 35%, to 21%.

      Higher corporate taxes incentivizes corporations to staff their cash overseas, instead of bringing it back to fuel the domestic economy as has been happening under President Donald Trump. Biden proposes a new tax to eliminate that incentive, to capture as much corporate tax as possible. Businesses would face an alternative minimum tax of 15% on their total worldwide revenues, minus a credit for taxes paid to other countries.

      He proposes hiking the top capital gains tax rate from the current 23.8% to 39.6%. Economists worry that would make investments less profitable, and could reduce the amount of capital available to fund new business endeavors.

      Biden wants to increase the top income tax bracket from 37% to 39.6%, but that top rate wouldn’t kick in on income over $510,000.

      He would restore the individual mandate in the Affordable Care Act, which the Supreme Court has ruled was a de facto tax. The tax is imposed if a citizens declines to obtain health insurance, as a way to strong-arm them into doing so.

      Overall, the Tax Policy Analysis found that the top 1% would underwrite 74% of that $4 trillion over 10 years. But because businesses have to shift their burdens to shareholders and workers, those at the lower end of the economic spectrum would not be left unscathed.

      Tax hawk Grover Norquist of Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) tells Newsmax that while Biden’s proposals may not be as radical as those of Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, they’re still unprecedented.

      “Joe Biden’s threat/promise to increase America’s tax bill by $4 trillion over a decade is four times higher than Hillary Clinton’s tax hike of ‘only’ $1 trillion way back in 2016,” he stated.

      “And Hillary Clinton refused to consider the energy tax or carbon tax, because it was too radical. Biden adds the energy/gas tax onto all his other tax hikes.”

      Biden aims to essentially redistribute the $4 trillion his tax hikes would collect. He proposes spending it on health care, an increase in the child tax credit, incentives to reduce carbon emissions, reducing the cost of higher education, and infrastructure investments.

      Moore warned Biden’s plan to draw $4 trillion more out of the economy “would crush the market and cause as much as $1 trillion dollars of investment capital to leave the US and flee to foreign nations.”

    • He’s the liar and yet his aides are all complicits in staging such maga scale deception. Shameless!

  4. ClearPolitics | October 5, 2020 at 2:38 PM | Reply

    Trump is selfish, sacrificing secret service dedicated agents in the process for political gains.

    • The irony is, this move might have lost him votes as more people now understand that we are not dealing with a sane and sober and responsible individual, but a insane and irresponsible moron of the first degree.

    • He’s evil!

    • He has been doing this all year.
      I think this is as outrageous as every other sane person; but the secret service agents in that car were probably better protected than ones who have been traveling to rallies and fundraisers this year.

      And they were in a fecking Covid bubble.
      The polar opposite of the Disney-NBA bubble.

    • Tonya Lecheler | October 5, 2020 at 8:53 PM | Reply

      You failed your comprehension test, watch it again, and the delete your post.

    • Trump is not the only one on Capital Hill that is full of himself.

  5. Perry Williams | October 5, 2020 at 2:38 PM | Reply

    Trump don’t care about no one but himself

    • @RESIST THE MATRIARCHY As a volunteer fire fighter, I’m perfectly content to let you put out your own house fire. Also, about that street in front of your house…

    • @RESIST THE MATRIARCHY no content and you joined in 2020…no, you are not a troll.🙄

    • RESIST THE MATRIARCHY Hello! How is our little troll doing today? Lying like a rug again, I see. That’s OK, we know you know how far tRump is behind and that you are desperate. How long has Putin hired you for?

    • @RESIST THE MATRIARCHY In this context your comment is toxic.

    • Jackie Beckwith | October 5, 2020 at 7:11 PM | Reply

      trumpty dumpty is a piece💩💩💩💩💩

  6. Pure selfishness, does anyone really expect anything else from this pathetic man-child?

    • D Alexander M | October 5, 2020 at 4:51 PM | Reply

      Trump: “I’ll sign an NDA so you won’t be liable. Will that meet your criteria for discharging me?” Before he could leave, the doctors made Trump sign a bunch of NDAs to protect the Walter Reed Hospital from any liabilities resulting from his illness.

    • Stephen Slattery | October 5, 2020 at 6:33 PM | Reply

      Selfish, he hasn’t even accepted a paycheck. You live in lala ,non reality, welfare land. If you want something for nothing, you are selfish. Yes, you are the selfish one

    • He’s showing an image—that the virus is not as deadly as we are constantly being told on the evening news—and that puts you snowflakes in a twit. You are invested in seeing the country shut down, and hurting and needing government help.

    • mark price I suppose those 210,000 deaths just aren’t very important to you cultists are they? What cruel people you are.

    • It is very typical for narcissistic person, who lucks empathy for other people. My father is also a narcissist and he acts in the same way ,when is infected. They are too big deal to obey anything, even the rules introduced by them .

  7. I like presidents that don’t endanger citizens.

    • You are 100% correct, the people must start following the guidelines. My point is that tRump endangered his secret service for a photo op, for example, just to wave to his fans, had a huge gathering last week at the WH without masks and social distancing. Not to mention the rallies he has held inside and out. He should set examples and be a good leader. But of course that doesn’t let everyone else off the hook to do their part in the fight against covid 19.

    • Courtney girl 😂🤣😅who would have thought it come to this?!!to funny!😃

    • @Country Girl and wait for his worst to come tomorrow. If he isn’t already on his 30th ranting post. He already said “Covid is nothing to fear”

    • @Ralph Boyd she didn’t let him test grab her first – as per his stated preferences (recorded)

  8. The ignorance of some Americans is unfathomable.

    • @Keith Johnson – Shelby GT500 Obama is not the president anymore. just FYI

    • Keith Johnson - Shelby GT500 | October 5, 2020 at 6:13 PM | Reply

      *If you’re in the middle class, Joe Biden wants to raise your taxes*
      June 2019

      *Presidential front-runner Joe Biden has made a startling promise if he’s elected president: repeal the entirety of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 and to increase taxes by $500 billion on top of that. What does he want to do with the money? Besides an $8,000 day care credit giveaway, it’s the usual socialist tax-and-spend menu of government-funded healthcare, the Green New Deal, and assorted other payoffs to the Left’s statist constituencies.*

      What are the specific ways middle-class taxes would rise under Biden’s plan to hike taxes on these families?

      The first and most obvious answer is that middle-class tax brackets would go up. Middle-class families by and large fall into the 12%, the 22%, or the 24% tax rates on the margin (that is, on their last dollar subject to income tax). If Biden gets his way, these tax brackets would rise to 15%, 25%, and 28% (respectively).

      The child tax credit under the Biden tax hike would be cut in half, from $2,000 per child to $1,000 per child. Part of this would be made up for by restoring the dependent exemption, but not all of it. For families of four making $170,000 or more, their child tax credit would go down from $4,000 (assuming two children) to $0.

      The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act also doubled the standard deduction, allowing millions of middle-class families to chuck the shoebox full of tax receipts on the top of their refrigerators. According to the Tax Foundation, the percentage of tax returns able to claim the standard deduction instead of being forced to itemize deductions rose from roughly 70% – 90% of all returns. Only the wealthiest taxpayers have to worry about the shoebox now. Biden’s plan would force middle-class families to again keep detailed receipts of charitable contributions, local taxes paid, home mortgage interest, etc., and therefore face a much higher chance of a dreaded tax audit.

      Biden’s tax increase would also bring back the alternative minimum tax. Before the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the AMT ensnared nearly 5 million middle-class families. All but eliminated by the tax cut Biden wants to repeal, the AMT was a parallel tax system with different rules and different rates. It made tax planning a nightmare for families in blue states and regions like New Jersey, New York, California, and Connecticut. It often resulted in nasty surprise IRS bills at tax time. It completely disallowed any deduction for state and local taxes, including property taxes on your home. The Democratic primary voters in these states really ought to ask Joe Biden why he wants to bring back the AMT that President Trump lifted off their backs.

    • Souls Tired365 | October 5, 2020 at 6:39 PM | Reply

      Trump has removed many layers on the American people

    • Amen

    • Souls Tired365 | October 5, 2020 at 8:21 PM | Reply

      Mainely I too am military and you are absolutely correct

  9. American people are paying the price for trump stupidity 210,000 and counting, trump doesn’t care about human life

  10. He doesn’t care period.

  11. And how much did the conman pay in taxes to get this special treatment?

    At the same he and his co-criminals are working hard to strip millions of Americans from getting any help if falling ill.

    • @Jennifer Bringman yep. Amen sister.

    • @Mark Haddox they didn’t use anonymous sources. They used his taxes. Seriously? Btw, if he’s not in enormous debt, which given all he’s losses, he is – then he committed tax fraud. He’s no millionaire, that’s for sure.

    • @Tim A . The NY Times is saying they are getting this information from an anonymous source. What info do you have that they dont? Are you claiming that trump released them? The IRS? Lawyers? You are to much of a fool to even bother with debate. Dumb people like you are always funny though. Thanks for the laugh.

    • @Mark Haddox they received the taxes from an anonymous source. The taxes themselves are not an anonymous source. They’re not quoting other people. They are literally reporting on the taxes. Have you even read the article?

    • @Tim A . Your to far gone man. No I didn’t read as soon as I saw it was anonymous sources. I did hear the 750 in income tax and that Trump owes lots of money. I do listen for dirt on both sides. I just dont believe it all and always consider the source. Even if they are telling the truth and have the legit taxes I don’t see any of that changing the election results. That Biden 3.5 might. The Durham investigation is still ongoing too.

  12. There is a new cleansing product called VOTE. It’s is specifically designed to remove Orange stains.

    • Marina Moskaleva | October 5, 2020 at 9:23 PM | Reply

      N N is he? Doesn’t look like it

    • 👏🤡❤

    • The Northern Spinozist | October 5, 2020 at 10:28 PM | Reply

      @Bob NA Trump certainly has not done a good job managing Corvid-19. I am sure the 210,000+ people who died have friends and relatives and they have a different opinion; many of them will not be voting for trump. Neither will unemployed people who lost their jobs.

    • The Northern Spinozist | October 5, 2020 at 10:34 PM | Reply

      @fafar gol No, we did not “elect” this sociopath. The election was stolen by the sociopath’s enablers the Republicans, Putin, the electoral college and Comey. I did not vote for the sociopath. Furthermore he STILL lost by three million votes.

    • @The Northern Spinozist You’re a pathetic liar. The American people are not dumb like you. They see what the Brownshirt’s in the media are doing.
      Trump will defeat the sniffer handily.

  13. He is so toxic and tiring…even when he’s sick. He ages the world and the people in it. For the love of all that is peaceful and uncumbersome, PLEASE vote that manchild out!

    • Bob NA do you have to work at being an as—ole or does it just come naturally to you?

    • Glena Garrett | October 5, 2020 at 5:47 PM | Reply

      @Deborah Freedman The fact that he hasn’t aged as every other President has in office just shows that he doesn’t really take his duties as President seriously. I fervently hope he recovers and sees the election overwhelmingly vote against him. Then, of course, we’ll have to suffer the crybaby responses from him and his followers. Give us strength.

    • Go look at the “rally” Bernie the commie put on for creepy Joe. The only one there was Trump supporter with a BIG flag hahahahahaha

    • @D Alexander M and with the necessary releases signed, they collectively exhaled in relief!! 4 days of holding their breath while he took control of their work, ethics, decision making and speaking to the press. He barked lie after lie for them to state, acted erratic and probably, demanded type of treatment and doses. They’ve probably, collected a doisier of signed liability releases! When he loses the election watch for the hospital stories.

    • @frank sturmfuhrer oh how sweet you identify with a picture of your heros. How ironic the boy who cried wolf so often, nobody believed he had Covid given his debate big time flop, will be stopped by Covid. The “invisible enemy” he constantly, mocked and claimed to have control over.

  14. Trump continues to neglect the brain.

  15. Dump just keeps costing American’s more and more of our hard earn money that we’re paying, and some of you still don’t get it you’re going to vote for him anyway. Personally, every penny I earn is VERY important to my living. I don’t need to see my money wasted on theatrics.

    • SMS yes you have really understood what this circus display was all about. It was not only the secret service guys inside the car, but all the other police/soldiers that had to stand-by to protect this Bufoon sittning and waving to his enablers Good grief what a waste of dollars. Plus the spread of Corona virus- Potus should save the germs to himself! 🤬🤬🤬

    • You’re a mixed bag of nuts, aren’t you? You claim to value every penny but you are falling down trying to vote for a roll back of all of Trumps tax cuts, and an additional 4 trillion to start with in new taxes. Are you one of those penny pinchers who hoard every penny but lose the dollars to every scammer that comes along?

  16. Bridalle Johnson | October 5, 2020 at 3:03 PM | Reply

    I hope this doctor do not get fired from is job for speaking out about Mr TRICK.

  17. So he’s just going to get everyone sick Trump a heath risk to the people. This is really the Trump virus 🦠

    • @Jim Ellis what a re hearing! Oh that’s a true trumpee using Trump “logic”😂😂🤣 good one!!

    • @Bob NA classy. Very classy response. How about you drink some disinfectant??

    • Gee Trump is cured in just few days so wow how dangerous is this virus??????????????Just sayin!

    • Jim Ellis if you understand how circular at best your claim is, I’m too tired. Keep using it somebody in your camp will get it.

    • Jim Battersbee | October 5, 2020 at 10:21 PM | Reply

      Many Americans have been misled by a fat deranged and dishonest president. On a more positive note the pandemic is now beginning to reach those responsible for the failure to manage it in the first place.

  18. Police on Paranormal | October 5, 2020 at 3:13 PM | Reply

    Driving around and waving like he’s the pope, meanwhile people are suffering

    • Juliet Cunningham | October 5, 2020 at 4:48 PM | Reply

      The Pope just released an encyclical that does not seem to argue for more of DJT.

    • @Ray Watson said the Trump moron who doesn’t know the difference between “butt” and “but”

    • He’s acting like a normal human being. What you hate is he is normalizing a virus that democrats have invested in seeing it destroy our country, keeping people locked down and hurting. You are invested in the destruction of our country…just admit it.

    • Their eating it up like he’s a dam war hero.

    • Trippy Trellis | October 5, 2020 at 9:24 PM | Reply

      Trump reminds me of a roach; disgusting and indestructible.
      Vote him out!😷

  19. The fact that a medical professional has to come out and forcefully clarify the inherent risk of exposure from being in close contact with a confirmed covid patient is pretty sad for the country.

  20. With Germany’s defeat looming, Adolf Hitler issued his infamous “Nero Decree,” which called for the systematic destruction of Germany. BRACE YOURSELVES! Donald will destroy our democracy rather than allow it to proceed without him.

    • How stupid can you be. Trump is the firewall to save our republic from the anarchist and socialist on the democrat ticket who want to destroy our country. The only place our country is being destroyed, is in democrat run cities and states.

    • Randroz Guidroz | October 5, 2020 at 7:02 PM | Reply

      @mark price it is proven to Destruction has been done by the right-wing extremist infiltrating the protesters. So you can pose that question to yourself

    • @Randroz Guidroz You can’t be that dumb. Antifa has been causing anarchy for over a decade. You really think the American people are that stupid to buy that line?

    • Michaiyle Oberholzer | October 5, 2020 at 7:20 PM | Reply

      @mark price totally agree with you, but these people are to dump to understand that, Don,t waste your time trying educating these people.

    • Donnie Draftdodger | October 5, 2020 at 7:44 PM | Reply

      @mark price you can’t be an American let alone dumb that cops are killing black men on live TV..

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