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MSNBC 16 Apr 2020

Chuck Todd Puts President Trump's Plan To Reopen America Into Perspective

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Chuck Todd puts President Trump's plan to reopen America into perspective, "Although keep in mind, any big promises from the president tonight about reopening the economy any time soon should be treated skeptically." Aired on 04/16/2020.


President Trump's guidelines for a multi-phased plan to reopen the country have been met with mixed reviews. Connor Boyle, a researcher in the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at The University of Pennsylvania, joins CBSN's Reena Ninan for a closer look.
Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway details the White House strategy on reopening the economy, decision to halt WHO funding and more on 'Fox & Friends.'
Paul Romer, an economics professor at New York University and a Nobel laureate, recently published a multistep plan to "responsibly" reopen the country amid the coronavirus pandemic. He joins CBSN's Reena Ninan with his analysis.
The White House releases new guidelines for states to re-open in three separate phases; reaction and analysis on 'The Five.'

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MORGUE, THAT WAS SUPPOSED TO ONLY HOLD FOUR.
ONLY HOLD FOUR. WE ARE GOING TO GET ALL OF THOSE
WE ARE GOING TO GET ALL OF THOSE HEADLINES THROUGHOUT THIS HOUR
HEADLINES THROUGHOUT THIS HOUR BUT WE ARE GOING TO BEGIN WITH
BUT WE ARE GOING TO BEGIN WITH THE PRESIDENT’S PLAN, MAINLY
THE PRESIDENT’S PLAN, MAINLY WHAT IS IT EXACTLY?
WHAT IS IT EXACTLY? ALTHOUGH KEEP IN MIND ANY BIG
ALTHOUGH KEEP IN MIND ANY BIG PROMISES FROM THE PRESIDENT
PROMISES FROM THE PRESIDENT TONIGHT ABOUT REOPENING THE
TONIGHT ABOUT REOPENING THE ECONOMY ANY TIME SOON SHOULD BE
ECONOMY ANY TIME SOON SHOULD BE TREATED SKEPT CLI BECAUSE THAT
TREATED SKEPT CLI BECAUSE THAT IS NOT HIS CALL.
IS NOT HIS CALL. IT IS THE CALL OF THE GOVERNS
IT IS THE CALL OF THE GOVERNS NO.
NO. WE NEED TO SEE A SUSTAINED
WE NEED TO SEE A SUSTAINED REDUCTION IN CASES.
REDUCTION IN CASES. WE ARE NOT SURE WE’RE AT THE
WE ARE NOT SURE WE’RE AT THE PEAK OF DEATHS OR CASES IN THIS
PEAK OF DEATHS OR CASES IN THIS COUNTRY.
COUNTRY. YESTERDAY ALONE 2,500 PEOPLE
YESTERDAY ALONE 2,500 PEOPLE DIED, THAT WAS THE DEADLIEST DAY
DIED, THAT WAS THE DEADLIEST DAY SO FAR.
SO FAR. DESPITE THE PUBLIC SUPPORT FOR
DESPITE THE PUBLIC SUPPORT FOR DRASTIC MEASURES REQUIRED TO
DRASTIC MEASURES REQUIRED TO FIGHT THE VIRUS, ELECTED LEADERS
FIGHT THE VIRUS, ELECTED LEADERS AROUND THE COUNTRY ARE FACING
AROUND THE COUNTRY ARE FACING OBVIOUS PRESSURE TO REOPEN THEIR
OBVIOUS PRESSURE TO REOPEN THEIR COMMUNITIES SOONER RATHER THAN
COMMUNITIES SOONER RATHER THAN LATER.
LATER. WHICH BRINGS US TO THE URGENT
WHICH BRINGS US TO THE URGENT CHALLENGE FACING THIS PRESIDENT.
CHALLENGE FACING THIS PRESIDENT. WHO HASN’T EXACTLY INSPIRED
WHO HASN’T EXACTLY INSPIRED CONFIDENCE WITH THE ABILITY TO
CONFIDENCE WITH THE ABILITY TO MANAGE ANY PART OF THE CRISIS SO
MANAGE ANY PART OF THE CRISIS SO FAR.
FAR. EXPERTS AN I GREE AND OFFICIALS
EXPERTS AN I GREE AND OFFICIALS INSIDE THE WHITE HOUSE ARE
INSIDE THE WHITE HOUSE ARE ACKNOWLEDGING AS WELL FINALLY
ACKNOWLEDGING AS WELL FINALLY THAT WE HAVE A HUGE PROBLEM DUE
THAT WE HAVE A HUGE PROBLEM DUE TO ONE THING.
TO ONE THING. A LACK OF TESTING.
A LACK OF TESTING. ONCE WE GET TESTING FIGURED OUT,
ONCE WE GET TESTING FIGURED OUT, FOLKS AT JOHNS HOPKINS THEN
FOLKS AT JOHNS HOPKINS THEN ESTIMATE WE NEED AN ADDITIONAL
ESTIMATE WE NEED AN ADDITIONAL 100,000 WORKERS MINIMUM JUST TO
100,000 WORKERS MINIMUM JUST TO HELP TRACK AND MONITOR EVERYONE
HELP TRACK AND MONITOR EVERYONE WHO MAY HAVE BEEN EXPOSED TO THE
WHO MAY HAVE BEEN EXPOSED TO THE VIRUS.
VIRUS. FOR REFERENCE, WE HAVE AN
FOR REFERENCE, WE HAVE AN ESTIMATED 2,000 PEOPLE THAT DO

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