Republican: Choose The Economy Over American Lives



It wasn’t long until Republicans started advocating for money over human lives. Ana Kasparian and John Iadarola discuss on The Young Turks. Keep Hope (and TYT) Alive: http://tyt.com/go Read more here: https://www.cnn.com/2020/04/14/politics/trey-hollingsworth-coronavirus/index.html "An Indiana congressman said Tuesday that letting more Americans die from the novel coronavirus is the "lesser of two evils" compared with the economy cratering due to social distancing measures. Speaking with radio station WIBC in Indiana, Republican Rep. Trey Hollingsworth asserted that, while he appreciated the science behind the virus' spread, "it is always the American government's position to say, in the choice between the loss of our way of life as Americans and the loss of life, of American lives, we have to always choose the latter."
"The social scientists are telling us about the economic disaster that is going on. Our (Gross Domestic Product) is supposed to be down 20% alone this quarter," Hollingsworth said. "It is policymakers' decision to put on our big boy and big girl pants and say it is the lesser of these two evils. It is not zero evil, but it is the lesser of these two evils and we intend to move forward that direction. That is our responsibility and to abdicate that is to insult the Americans that voted us into office." Hosts: Ana Kasparian, John Iadarola Cast: Ana Kasparian, John Iadarola *** The Largest Online News Show in the World. Hosted by Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian. LIVE STREAMING weekdays 6-8pm ET. http://tyt.com/live Subscribe to The Young Turks on YouTube: http://youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=theyoungturks TYT on Facebook: http://facebook.com/theyoungturks
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