Gov. Tate Reeves Crumbles As Jake Tapper Confronts Him With Mississippi’s US Leading COVID Death Rate

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Gov. Tate Reeves (R-MS) did not have an reply as CNN’s Jake Tapper confronted him above and more than once more about his state’s COVID demise rate.

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Gov. Tate Reeves (R-MS) states he is not likely to modify anything at all as Jake Tapper presses him on Mississippi getting the greatest COVID loss of life price in the US. (Reeves is the exact same governor who marketed the upside of COVID as people get to go to heaven.)

— Sarah Reese Jones (@PoliticusSarah) September 19, 2021

Transcript by using CNN:

TAPPER Are you likely to alter everything?


REEVES: That’s just not accurate. That is not a truth.

TAPPER: I have an understanding of. I have an understanding of. But you’re — you’re…

REEVES That is just not legitimate.

And so what you’re likely to see…

TAPPER: Mr. Governor, my point is this.

REEVES: What you’re likely to see, Jake, is the…

TAPPER: You evaluate you to Israel. Israel has something like the…

REEVES: … Delta variant is going to proceed to move about the state.

TAPPER: Of course.

REEVES And you’re heading to see fatalities increase in other states.

And so here’s what we have to have to emphasis on, Jake, Ok? Let’s concentration on this.

TAPPER: But my question is, what are you going to do to change…

REEVES The most effective way in which America…

TAPPER: What are you heading to do to modify this?

REEVES The ideal way that Us residents — the best way — the very best factor for Americans to do to safeguard themselves from the virus — and, again, we feel in individual accountability.

Particular person People and specific Mississippians…

TAPPER: So, you’re not heading to transform anything?

The Republican Coverage Is To Get rid of Folks With COVID

Tate Reeves is the very same governor who offered the upside of dying from COVID as acquiring to go to heaven, so it is not a shock that he would have no interest in enacting policies that would save life.

Doing very little and killing men and women with COVID is the Republican policy. Republicans are continue to following the guide of Donald Trump, who did nothing for the duration of the pandemic except producing untrue guarantees that COVID would be likely away.

Republicans aren’t going to lift a finger to cease Americans from needlessly dying.

The job interview with Gov. Reeves illustrates why President Biden had no other preference but to impose a vaccine mandate exactly where he has the energy and authority to do so.

Mr. Easley is the handling editor. He is also a White Residence Push Pool and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public plan, with a specialization in social reform movements.

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