Trump Covid-19 Adviser Urges People To Gather With Elderly On Thanksgiving Despite Risks
"This is a bad idea. 1,800 Americans died today. If we all get together for Thanksgiving we can get it up to 3,600. I don't know if that is Scott Atlas' goal—it feels like it honestly. But people should not get inside in big family gatherings on Thanksgiving," says Chris Hayes. Aired on 11/18/2020.
Chris Hayes: "Atlas is actively rooting on the virus, trying to extract a political penalty from people who are doing the best they can under abominable circumstances." Aired on 11/16/2020. Vice presidents typically stayed out of the spotlights to avoid upstaging presidents. But the vice-presidential debate between Mike Pence and Kamala Harris on Wednesday has attracted much more public attention after President Trump's COVID-19 diagnosis. Vice President Mike Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris sparred at the vice presidential debate on Wednesday over the handling of President Trump's COVID-19 diagnosis. New U.S. pandemic Covid-19 cases have increased to a one day record high, as nations such as China have had fewer cases total since the discovery of the virus, than this single highest day of new infections in America on record. Pandemic expert Laurie Garrett joins Jonathan Capehart to discuss.