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Coronavirus / US / Trump & Fauci / A Discussion #1262746

CNN Evening News for Monday, Oct 19, 2020
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A Keeping Them Honest look at what President Trump said today about National Inst. of Allergy & Infectious Diseases director Dr. Anthony Fauci introduced. [In conference call, voice of TRUMP - says people are tired of COVID, people are tired of hearing Fauci & all these idiots & there's a bomb when he goes on TV.] The biography of Fauci in National Inst. of Allergy & Infectious Diseases quoted. [In March, TRUMP - explains how he knows so much about this.] How Trump still believes he knows better than the experts noted. [On Sunday, TRUMP - says if I listened to the scientists we would be in a massive depression.] The rise in jobless claims in October & the COVID numbers outlined; COVID graph shown. [On NBC, University of Minnesota Dr. Michael OSTERHOLM@- says we are in the darkest days.] The tweet from Trump adviser Dr. Scott Atlas that masks don't work quoted & his views on herd immunity explained. [On "60 Minutes," FAUCI - says he was not surprised when Trump got sick from a superspreader event.] The questions about Trump's priorities introduced. [Yesterday, in Carson City, TRUMP - lectures about bathroom water use.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Jim Acosta} The reasons why Trump lashed out at Fauci & what White House advisers are saying about Trump on Fauci discussed

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; no location given: Sanjay Gupta) How this is no longer a scientific discussion, but politics, how Fauci wants to teach the people, but politics, on how important it is talk about the virus & dealing with it: you have to have a plan discussed. Live discussion held with former CDC director Dr. Tom Frieden about Trump on Fauci. [FRIEDEN - offers views on how the failed federal response has led to a surge is coronavirus cases, the distressing herd immunity theory, on how the virus is not tired of making us sick, on what would happen if we allowed the virus to spread, it would kill more than in all the US wars.] Other material: [TRUMP - says they are getting tired of the pandemic: CNN you dumb bastards.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Acosta}, Jim;
Gupta, Sanjay
Duration:
00:19:40

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