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NBC News 28 Jan 2020

Trump Appears To Praise Pompeo After NPR Reporter Incident: 'You Did A Good Job On Her'

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While speaking about his Middle East peace plan, President Donald Trump praised Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and appeared to reference a recent incident between Pompeo and a National Public Radio reporter.


"We cannot let the cure be worse than the problem," President Trump said repeatedly on Monday, referring to economic losses incurred by social distancing measures. At a briefing, he contradicted experts who say weeks or months of such measures will be needed to prevent widespread deaths and overwhelmed hospitals. That raises the question - how many deaths is Trump willing to accept in the name of restarting the economy? Aired on 3/23/2020.
Rachel Maddow reports on William Barr's confirmation that he is setting up a process for receiving information from Donald Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani as he looks for dirt on Joe Biden in Ukraine. Aired on 2/10/2020.
Less than one month ago, Trump was downplaying the threat of the coronavirus despite what the president is saying now. Jonathan Lemire reacts.
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The president continued to deflect blame over his administration's response to the coronavirus outbreak noting that if less than 100,000 people die in America, then it's a job well done. Aired on 04/08/2020.

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