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Pelosi on Coronavirus: ‘The President, His Denial at the Beginning, Was Deadly’

Name: CNN


State of the Union With Jake Tapper

Name: State of the Union With Jake Tapper


Nancy Pelosi

Name: Nancy Pelosi

Employment: U.S. House of Representatives

Position: Congresswoman

, Jake Tapper

Name: Jake Tapper

Employment: CNN

Position: Anchor

Event location
03/29/2020 09:15 am
Marco (staff)
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RUSH TRANSCRIPT And safe ░░░░░░░░ know your home district ░░░░░░░░ San Francisco has been ░░░░░░░░ hard hit President Trump ░░░░░░░░ considering relaxing federal guidelines ░░░░░░░░ Coronavirus for some of ░░░░░░░░ less affected parts of ░░░░░░░░ country Do you think ░░░░░░░░ should First let me ░░░░░░░░ how sad it is ░░░░░░░░ even since the president ░░░░░░░░ signing of the bill ░░░░░░░░ number of deaths reported ░░░░░░░░ doubled from 1 000 ░░░░░░░░ 2 000 in our ░░░░░░░░ This is such a ░░░░░░░░ very sad time for ░░░░░░░░ So we should be ░░░░░░░░ every precaution The president ░░░░░░░░ denial at the beginning ░░░░░░░░ deadly His delaying of ░░░░░░░░ equipment to where it ░░░░░░░░ continued delay in getting ░░░░░░░░ to where it s ░░░░░░░░ is deadly Now the ░░░░░░░░ thing to do would ░░░░░░░░ to prevent more loss ░░░░░░░░ life rather than open ░░░░░░░░ up because we just ░░░░░░░░ t know We have ░░░░░░░░ have testing testing testing ░░░░░░░░ s what we said ░░░░░░░░ the start before we ░░░░░░░░ evaluate what the nature ░░░░░░░░ it is in some ░░░░░░░░ these other regions as ░░░░░░░░ I don t know ░░░░░░░░ the purpose of that ░░░░░░░░ I don t know ░░░░░░░░ the scientists are saying ░░░░░░░░ him I don t ░░░░░░░░ what the scientists said ░░░░░░░░ him when did this ░░░░░░░░ know about this and ░░░░░░░░ did he know What ░░░░░░░░ he know and when ░░░░░░░░ he know it That ░░░░░░░░ for an after action ░░░░░░░░ But as the president ░░░░░░░░ people are dying We ░░░░░░░░ have to take every ░░░░░░░░ Speaker Pelosi when you ░░░░░░░░ the president s denial ░░░░░░░░ deadly he obviously downplayed ░░░░░░░░ risks of Coronavirus for ░░░░░░░░ weeks and it wasn ░░░░░░░░ until I think about ░░░░░░░░ weeks ago that he ░░░░░░░░ acknowledging the gravity of ░░░░░░░░ crisis Are you saying ░░░░░░░░ downplaying ultimately cost American ░░░░░░░░ Yes I am I ░░░░░░░░ saying that Because when ░░░░░░░░ made the other day ░░░░░░░░ he was signing the ░░░░░░░░ he said just think ░░░░░░░░ days ago everything was ░░░░░░░░ No everything wasn t ░░░░░░░░ We had nearly 500 ░░░░░░░░ and 17 deaths already ░░░░░░░░ in that 20 days ░░░░░░░░ we weren t prepared ░░░░░░░░ now have 2 000 ░░░░░░░░ and 100 000 cases ░░░░░░░░ again we really want ░░░░░░░░ work in a unifying ░░░░░░░░ to get the job ░░░░░░░░ here But we cannot ░░░░░░░░ to allow him to ░░░░░░░░ to make these underestimates ░░░░░░░░ what is actually happening ░░░░░░░░ This is such a ░░░░░░░░ and we don t ░░░░░░░░ know the magnitude of ░░░░░░░░ because we do not ░░░░░░░░ the adequate testing Our ░░░░░░░░ bill was about testing ░░░░░░░░ testing The second bill ░░░░░░░░ about masks masks masks ░░░░░░░░ course both of them ░░░░░░░░ about addressing the emergency ░░░░░░░░ still don t have ░░░░░░░░ testing And we still ░░░░░░░░ t have the personal ░░░░░░░░ equipment And I thank ░░░░░░░░ all for calling attention ░░░░░░░░ the needs of our ░░░░░░░░ care workers and other ░░░░░░░░ Responders who are risking ░░░░░░░░ own lives to save ░░░░░░░░ So again let s ░░░░░░░░ later what we should ░░░░░░░░ done when Now let ░░░░░░░░ stop doing the same ░░░░░░░░ which is to deny ░░░░░░░░ to delay and instead ░░░░░░░░ get what we need ░░░░░░░░ the states so they ░░░░░░░░ meet the needs of ░░░░░░░░ hospitals to our health ░░░░░░░░ workers who are our ░░░░░░░░ our First Responders and ░░░░░░░░ rest so that they ░░░░░░░░ what they need so ░░░░░░░░ they don t risk ░░░░░░░░ lives while trying to ░░░░░░░░ other lives.
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