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Rep. Pressley on Coronavirus Possibly Spreading to Prisons: ‘Now Would Be the Time to Commute Some Sentences’
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MSNBC

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PoliticsNation

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Al Sharpton

Name: Al Sharpton

Employment: MSNBC

Position: Host

, Ayanna Pressley

Name: Ayanna Pressley

Employment: House of Representatives

Position: Representative Elect

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03/14/2020 05:24 pm
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RUSH TRANSCRIPT SHARPTON Congresswoman ░░░░░░░░ we look at this ░░░░░░░░ is deep concern about ░░░░░░░░ underserved communities on how ░░░░░░░░ are going to be ░░░░░░░░ how if we can ░░░░░░░░ the Senate to pass ░░░░░░░░ you and your colleagues ░░░░░░░░ last night how will ░░░░░░░░ play out in areas ░░░░░░░░ don t have a ░░░░░░░░ of health services in ░░░░░░░░ immediate area How do ░░░░░░░░ deal with this PRESSLEY ░░░░░░░░ what I ve been ░░░░░░░░ on rev in my ░░░░░░░░ on oversight is certainly ░░░░░░░░ those vulnerable communities already ░░░░░░░░ on the margins as ░░░░░░░░ alluded to earlier It ░░░░░░░░ crossed every socio and ░░░░░░░░ fault line in our ░░░░░░░░ When we re talking ░░░░░░░░ our most vulnerable our ░░░░░░░░ income residents and those ░░░░░░░░ homelessness and seniors and ░░░░░░░░ we are also including ░░░░░░░░ incarcerated men and women ░░░░░░░░ are amongst one of ░░░░░░░░ most vulnerable populations and ░░░░░░░░ the crowding and Overpopulation ░░░░░░░░ our prisons for a ░░░░░░░░ of other reasons we ░░░░░░░░ t get into in ░░░░░░░░ interview are an ecosystem ░░░░░░░░ a petri dish for ░░░░░░░░ spreading of this pandemic ░░░░░░░░ is why I partnered ░░░░░░░░ my colleagues representative Velasquez ░░░░░░░░ use the follow power ░░░░░░░░ guidance on how we ░░░░░░░░ contain and mitigate this ░░░░░░░░ behind the wall Do ░░░░░░░░ have access to testing ░░░░░░░░ anyone tested positive and ░░░░░░░░ are the quarantine measures ░░░░░░░░ fact that many of ░░░░░░░░ facilities are already subpar ░░░░░░░░ they do not have ░░░░░░░░ to soap to alcohol ░░░░░░░░ hand sanitizers and regular ░░░░░░░░ what is the guidance ░░░░░░░░ those incarcerated and for ░░░░░░░░ And that the B ░░░░░░░░ P Use their full ░░░░░░░░ I think now would ░░░░░░░░ the time to commute ░░░░░░░░ sentences to exact clemency ░░░░░░░░ to take care of ░░░░░░░░ most vulnerable 10 of ░░░░░░░░ incarcerated are over the ░░░░░░░░ of 60 and already ░░░░░░░░ an underlying condition SHARPTON ░░░░░░░░ the B O P ░░░░░░░░ bureau of prisons do ░░░░░░░░ have a plan Have ░░░░░░░░ responded to those lawmakers ░░░░░░░░ have joined you in ░░░░░░░░ these questions Because we ░░░░░░░░ talking about people s ░░░░░░░░ here PRESSLEY Absolutely And ░░░░░░░░ in mind that 95 ░░░░░░░░ those incarcerated will be ░░░░░░░░ This is an imminent ░░░░░░░░ health threat for those ░░░░░░░░ incarcerated and ultimately will ░░░░░░░░ released They did respond ░░░░░░░░ the letter not within ░░░░░░░░ time line that we ░░░░░░░░ but their response was ░░░░░░░░ inadequate I m encouraged ░░░░░░░░ they have stopped visits ░░░░░░░░ phone calls will be ░░░░░░░░ but these are the ░░░░░░░░ of basic things that ░░░░░░░░ have been happening anyway ░░░░░░░░ is why I did ░░░░░░░░ the people s justice ░░░░░░░░ a radical reimagining of ░░░░░░░░ criminal justice system that ░░░░░░░░ the humanity and dignity ░░░░░░░░ de privatizing phone calls ░░░░░░░░ cetera And being charged ░░░░░░░░ hand sanitizer they can ░░░░░░░░ use use themselves a ░░░░░░░░
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