‘We Had To Move Quickly’: Trump Defends New Travel Restrictions For Coronavirus | MSNBC

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President Trump defended his decision to enforce new travel restrictions on Europe amid the coronavirus outbreak as he met with Ireland's prime minister. Aired on 03/12/20.
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'We Had To Move Quickly': Trump Defends New Travel Restrictions For Coronavirus | MSNBC

106 Comments on "‘We Had To Move Quickly’: Trump Defends New Travel Restrictions For Coronavirus | MSNBC"

  1. “Very fast, very furious” coming soon the sequel you knew you never wanted.

  2. New Horizons | March 12, 2020 at 1:11 PM | Reply

    NHS isn’t even screening people arriving on flights from Italy & South Korea. Just taking their word over pre flight screening

    • Paul Heath It’s racists like you who everyone is frightened of. Even your neighbors lawn died just from you living next door.

    • @syn707 Language problem? Please enlighten me.

    • @syn707 You’re wrong, atleast in my country, kids and teenagers are using the situation as an excuse to party even harder. And go out way more.. Especially since school is cancelled lol, they ain’t scared of it.

    • @Gatto Buono Info from the media doesn’t count as true info 🙂 …. People in this chat were not taught to not trust everyone..

    • Gatto Buono Oh, you could never be enlightened….and again, I woukd have to write in extreme elementary terms and it would be a waste of your time, you still wouldn’t understand.
      But I agree with you….people will read the papers, listen to the radio and tv, and with a thin amount of information, will make great assumptions of what is going on n your country. Heck, they’re doing it here in their own country.

  3. They laughed at me and I’m still butt hurt about it!!! I’m not calling them!!!!

  4. 1:33 Fast and the Furious 9 confirmed

  5. Quickly. Did he say quickly? I texted my son on January 27th warning him that a pandemic was coming. That’s over 6 weeks ago. I’m not the smartest guy in the room. Not even close. Had Trump moved on this 6 weeks ago, preparing testing, hospital staffing, building more ventilators, etc. We would have had a chance. The Presidency is not a job for a child, which is what we have now. Worse yet is that 40% of Americans think he’s a genius. God help us

    • @Southern Comfort No one has a “time to go.” Death is not predetermined, unless free will does not exist.

    • Southern Comfort | March 15, 2020 at 10:24 PM | Reply

      @Aleksandr One will go!

    • @Every Word Is A Made-Up Word Without the WHO providing information to world governments, agencies like the CDC would need to collect data individually, leading to a much slower response. International cooperation is most important during a period of international disaster.

    • Every Word Is A Made-Up Word | March 16, 2020 at 2:00 AM | Reply

      @Aleksandr But in reality, the WHO is a corrupt organization endangering global health by prioritizing face-saving for China and not public health. For examples,
      1) the WHO reprimanded all countries that reduced travel with China for “hurting the economy” and “making decisions that are not evidence-based”

      2) the WHO refused to label this a pandemic until just a few days ago.

      3) The WHO has lavished praise on China even as China covered up the virus and didn’t allow the WHO and other countries to enter and investigate until just a few weeks ago. That limits public understanding of the disease and international preparation

      4) the WHO bans Taiwan from health meetings, even as an observer, because China doesn’t like Taiwan’s president. Politics take priority over public health. The WHO allows this public health loophole to exist to pander to China

      The Worthless Health Organization has done nothing useful, it has just blown smoke up China’s behind and compromised global health. The WHO, as it is right now, is a threat to the world

    • @Russel Turner *2 weeks and compared to Obama, Trump is a hero in this situation never has a president acted quicker in virus outbreak than Trump, and you can either be a mature adult and accept that fact or keep crying to your mommy and daddy.

  6. princeoftidds | March 12, 2020 at 1:37 PM | Reply

    Trump manages a health crisis at least as well as he manages a casino.

  7. We had to move quickly its not like we saw this coming for months.

  8. When they rise taxes, they don’t consult US ! Whoa 😮

    • Grandma Bones | March 12, 2020 at 2:06 PM | Reply

      The men and women known as ‘government’ aren’t the least bit interested in anyone’s consent.

      You either pay/obey or you get kidnapped, caged, shot, etc.

    • Taxes, in his pathetic mind, are obviously synonymous with deadly viruses. Hence his puerile justification.

    • Drake Dawson | March 12, 2020 at 3:13 PM | Reply

      Gatto Buono elect Bernie and you’ll really get to experience the taxes being raised to pay for “free” college and “universal” healthcare. Pathetic

    • @Drake Dawson As far as I know, Saunders isn’t running for election here in Italy!

    • @Gatto Buono 😂 most Americans make this mistake. Their world views are nonexistent.
      Then again many live and die in the same 100km range and rarely if ever leave.

  9. It never ceases to amaze me how poorly he weaves self-congratulatory quips into his directionless word vomit.

    • God dammit HES YOUR PRESIDENT, I know for a fact I would stand with a democrat president even though I’m a republican in this tough time, Democrats have absolutely no class. People are getting infected left and right and all you people have to say is ORANGE MAN BAD

    • Christopher Huffman | March 12, 2020 at 6:20 PM | Reply

      @Mina I just wish his die-hard supporters (my brother and mother among them, sadly) would take their blinders off and see it. To those who do, it is painfully obvious.

    • It “never ceases to amaze me: how libs can’t offer an opinion without the use of cliches, euphemisms, and catch-alls. As a writer, I can tell you with considerable assuredness, that’s a clear indication of ignorance and not a small amount of stupidity..

    • @Yank ee Want an opinion? Trump is in waaay over his head. And his neverending sea of litigation, avoidance and misdirection can’t continue to sell a product that was never his in the first place; a functional economy. I care nothing for your insult nor your inflated ego. Peddle your blind loyalty elsewhere.

    • robots do that

  10. The Matadore | March 12, 2020 at 1:52 PM | Reply

    “when they raise taxes on us they don’t tell us” yeah kind of how taxes work for the working class and the poor too, ya know? We just are forced to work with that, maybe skip a meal while the rich get bailouts and tax cuts.

  11. Hilton Islandboii 680 | March 12, 2020 at 1:55 PM | Reply

    Never thought our death would be made in China too 🤦🏾‍♂️🤣

    • Oubreak in wuhan, not means this virus is made in wuhan, if you have a little bit acknowledge

    • @Fangfang Ji um…it started in CHINA! Bad people in CHINA!
      It’s a COMMUNIST state in CHINA! you know that right?

      People don’t matter in CHINA! only the leaders matter in CHINA! so,,, there ya go…move to CHINA! Have fun!…or not,,,you really don’t have a choice in … YOU GUESSED IT china!

    • Hilton Islandboii 680 | March 13, 2020 at 6:55 AM | Reply

      Fangfang Ji Chinese people eat everything that’s why coronavirus is made in China 💁🏾‍♂️🦠

    • We, Chinese, have the rights to choose our leader! Not you! We have problems, but we would solve it out ourselves! Not you! Understand? If you have nothing to do in your life, get a pet to comfort your lonely soul! Thank you very much!

    • Doesn’t make sense it came from bat soup, I’ve been to a few places that eat anything that moves as well and bat soup, they have never had a virus like this.

  12. “we’ve stopped it” Ummmmmm, I don’t think it’s really even begun for us yet.

    • true true that us part is right on point

    • @T Johnson So what have they lied about ? EVERY TIME I ASK SOMEONE LIKE YOU FOR A FOX NEWS LIE THEY ALWAYS SAY GOOGLE IT LOL
      Be a man and answer the question or stop spreading bs.

    • INSANE&Humble | March 13, 2020 at 12:41 AM | Reply

      He was referring to travel from europe, I’m not talking about the title of video i mean right before he said “we stopped it” he’s talking about europe and china, both places we’ve stopped travel to, so as far as that goes for now yes, we’ve stopped it he didn’t mean or say we stopped the coronavirus.

    • Peter Hausmann | March 13, 2020 at 4:23 AM | Reply

      @V 10 to 50 times, that means not 30 000 deaths (with the flu) but 300 000 to 1.5 millions.

    • @INSANE&Humble If you try to stop an alcoholic from drinking they will just grab the Canadian whiskey from duty free anyway there is still drinking on the planes

  13. Radwulf Eboraci | March 12, 2020 at 1:57 PM | Reply

    ‘We had to move quickly … ‘ sez the guy who called it a flu bug and the level of concern was Democrat hoax Feb.28 He also said it would go from 15 to zero Feb 26 He also said sick people might even go to work (an open-ended fuzzy remark) on Hannity same day Feb 26. If he moves any quicker y’all gonna be dead by April.

    • Radwulf Eboraci | March 12, 2020 at 4:45 PM | Reply

      @Forever living Young Dear Social Darwinist, the death rate at the Wash. seniors home is running at 22% The death rate in Italy is running at 8% Normal flu is .01% So carry on … go to a rave and good luck.

    • @sinbad77 Coronavirus is a problem, so stop with the conservatives can’t admit we have a problem lies. The fact that you are politicizing it is sick.

    • sinbad77 Not surprised that another liberal doesn’t understand what Trump was saying, didn’t even take the time to listen to what he said, or just wants to keep pushing these false narratives. He was saying that he thinks the mortality rate for the coronavirus that was estimated by the World Health Organization is too high because they don’t factor in unreported cases. He used someone going to work, not knowing they have the virus and getting better as an example of an unreported case. He never once said that people can go to work if they have the symptoms of the virus.

    • Radwulf Eboraci | March 12, 2020 at 6:19 PM | Reply

      @Brooke Not surprised you didn’t read the comment It says he called the Democrats CONCERN a hoax. But no matter, WE will do everything we can to remove that cowardly SOS from the WH in Nov. The mortality rate in Italy is currently at 8%.

    • Radwulf Eboraci Lol what are you talking about? I didn’t mention the hoax thing in my comment. You clearly didn’t read it. He also called their “concern” a hoax because they’re trying to use it as a hoax to push their political agendas. He wasn’t saying that they shouldn’t be concerned. You still have no idea what you’re talking about

  14. Wait, I thought it was a “Hoax” put on by the democrats??

    • Trump said the democrats blaming him for the virus and calling him RACIST for trying to stop it was the HOAX…..MORON!

    • Wow you liberals really don’t check your facts

    • Daniel Warner | March 12, 2020 at 5:38 PM | Reply

      You know he’s going to blame the democrats and the media,it’s all he has left.

    • @Daniel Warner …Wins the presidency in ’16 – makes fools out of the dems ‘collusion’ nonsense – makes the dems look like fools in their impeachment fiasco. Three strikes and you and the nitwits you identify with are out; not The Donald, fool.

    • @Daniel Warner some news programs have blamed him for the virus

  15. Move Quickly:Wait months and try to look like you care.

    • Jojo Berkanhead | March 12, 2020 at 5:04 PM | Reply

      @Fluid Waves Trump…”i wanted the borders closed sooner…but i had to wait until covid 19 was not a hoax. After claiming it to be a hoax, and saying when there was 15 patients that in a few days would be 0, i therefore had to wait until it was no longer a hoax and wasnt going from 15 to 0, but i closed the boarders(except for US citizens wanting to fly home from europe…commercial deliverys are still aloud from europe, No entry to people from europe..but the uk is fine. Unfortunitly the uk still controls the north of ireland. It has an open boarder with the rest of ireland…which is EU. Anyone who is barred from flying from europe, just travel to ireland, drive north, you are in the uk and free to fly to the USA) , but i did want to close them sooner.”

    • Transcendence Zen | March 12, 2020 at 5:12 PM | Reply

      @Fluid Waves YES

    • Luigi/MR L Gaming | March 12, 2020 at 7:33 PM | Reply

      Corona will die out most likely although perhaps Dropping Average Age in .most countrys

    • If he had done it sooner, people would have called it racist

    • he said something truly novel in Oakland if a doctor as good as Trump can tell what the virus is then so can anyone at AA

  16. “We had to act quickly” LOL
    America still can’t even test people cause they waited so long and don’t care.

    • Saltponds239 | March 16, 2020 at 7:53 AM | Reply

      Amazing. When the swine flu struck, it took Obama 5 months to release 1000 test kits This week, barely 3 Months after the outbreak, we will be able to test 1.9 million people per week.

    • Saltponds239 | March 16, 2020 at 7:57 AM | Reply

      @I Need A Name Not re-assuring? Fake News is at it again and people are emptying stores of toilet paper.

      Trump goes on TV and says we are on it. What more can he say? Barely 3 Months into the outbreak, we will now be able to test 1.9 million Americans per week.

      When Swine Flu hit in 2009, it took Obama 5 months to be able to test 1000 people

    • I Need A Name | March 16, 2020 at 6:36 PM | Reply

      @Saltponds239 If I remember correctly this came from ben shapiro. I agree with you on most parts and I don’t see why you keep on arguing so I’ll just leave.

    • Saltponds239 meanwhile you’re wasting everything that your grgandfather did and being a big boi on YouTube comments 😂

    • Saltponds239 | March 17, 2020 at 9:41 PM | Reply

      @Video Stop How’s that? I’m following in his footsteps. 2 homes, leared to speak English, and no-one in my family EVER took a dime from the government. Jealous?

  17. donyamalak lolo | March 12, 2020 at 3:15 PM | Reply

    How they check people at the airport :
    Police: do you have coronavirus?
    Passenger: No officer
    Police : good ,,,welcome to America

    • What are they supposed to do stop white people for how they dress?

    • Alfie Saunders42 | March 13, 2020 at 1:06 AM | Reply

      “Anddd here’s your complimentary gun and map of all the schools in the area. Welcome tur Murica

    • Paul Heath simple wanna get back into the country make sure your negative oh wait we don’t have tests that aren’t $3,000 what a joke

    • Reaper's END | March 14, 2020 at 9:40 AM | Reply

      “This Mexican has a temperature!!!”

      ‘I come from a place that is hot…’

      “Contain them!!!”

      “This New Mexico resident has got a temperature!!!”

      “It’s New Mexico!!!”

      ‘They’re right, it’s warm in New Mexico…’

  18. Ezekiel Bell | March 12, 2020 at 4:06 PM | Reply

    “We had to act quickly”. On what? I thought this was a “Democrat hoax” 🤷🏾‍♂️

    • @Diego Gaspar You can always find someone as dumb as Trump, right Diego.

    • Jojo Berkanhead | March 12, 2020 at 5:05 PM | Reply

      Trump…”i wanted the borders closed sooner…but i had to wait until covid 19 was not a hoax. After claiming it to be a hoax, and saying when there was 15 patients that in a few days would be 0, i therefore had to wait until it was no longer a hoax and wasnt going from 15 to 0, but i closed the boarders(except for US citizens wanting to fly home from europe…commercial deliverys are still aloud from europe, No entry to people from europe..but the uk is fine. Unfortunitly the uk still controls the north of ireland. It has an open boarder with the rest of ireland…which is EU. Anyone who is barred from flying from europe, just travel to ireland, drive north, you are in the uk and free to fly to the USA) , but i did want to close them sooner.”

    • Daniel Warner | March 12, 2020 at 5:18 PM | Reply

      Don’t forget him blaming the media to,everyone but himself.

    • Ezekiel Bell | March 12, 2020 at 5:30 PM | Reply

      Diego Gaspar Tell that someone’s who family member died because of the Coronavirus. You might end up dead afterwards. Then we’ll call that a hoax. Stop watching Fox News!

    • Ezekiel Bell | March 12, 2020 at 5:31 PM | Reply

      Daniel Warner He should blame Fox News. They create a false sense of security for his people

  19. “Very Fast, Very Furious” coming to a theatre near you.

    • Reaper's END | March 14, 2020 at 9:34 AM | Reply

      But the new 007 release date has been edited due to theater precautions against the virus.

      We don’t want you to go to the movies or sporting events.

      We only want you involved in political assemblies and rallying against our advice of distancing yourself from others.

      Politicans want to be the first to start the national emergency to have something to talk about for REELECTION.

  20. Jeri Studebaker, author | March 12, 2020 at 8:44 PM | Reply

    “We had to move quickly”?! Can’t your administration walk and chew gum at the same time, mr. president?

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