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On the eve of the South Carolina primary, rapper Mook argues against the influx of big money in politics, Warren supporter and actress Anika Noni Rose calls out home-state Sen. Graham, and reporter Niall Stanage tells super-delegates to fall back. https://on.msnbc.com/39m7mWU
"He’s actually the one guy around who has experience in dealing with a virus that gets out of control—only he went in exactly the wrong direction...I can't think of a worse person to put in charge of dealing with the coronavirus.” - Sen. Warren on VP Pence https://on.msnbc.com/2wdXTT1
As federal health and science professionals try to give the public accurate information about coronavirus, the White House is directing them to clear statements with VP Pence's office first. https://on.msnbc.com/2VuwkPQ
"That was completely misconstrued," Dr. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, reacts to NYTimes reporting that theWhite House had instructed him not to say anything else without clearance. "I'm not being muzzled." https://on.msnbc.com/388pSRi
"Bernie Sanders' campaign has been making the argument that what they're good at — they have a revolution, they can expand the electorate. Here we have the ideal context to test that claim." - Princeton University professor Eddie Glaude https://on.msnbc.com/3a6UjZE
"Pres. Trump ended that global health security unit within the White House ... knowing that all of the health experts have told us that it wasn't a matter of if, it was a matter of when a global virus like this would pose such a grave threat." - @HediNBC https://on.msnbc.com/2I7z6CJ
"When you have mixed messaging like that, it's not great for public health...If your government is telling you radically different things and some of it is not based on science, then people are not going to trust you." - Washington Post reporter Lena Sun https://on.msnbc.com/3aehGAn
. @Ali Velshi on the floor of the NYSE on Friday with analysis of a tough week for stocks due to concerns about the spread of coronavirus.
"You have a bunch of bad decisions by the president [and] an effort to silence the people who can give the public the straight information," Ron Klain, who headed the U.S. response to the Ebola crisis, says of the Trump admin. response to coronavirus. https://on.msnbc.com/3cekQGe
. @Katy Tur: If you cannot work with Republicans, how do you govern? Steyer: Former Pres. Obama couldn't work with them. We went through 8 years where Republicans refused to do things that would be good for the US because they thought they'd be good for the Democratic Party.
"There's a heightened sense of concern within the president's circle," Washington Post's Philip Rucker says. "There's a realization too that Trump isn't a great fit for this moment...there's a lot of concern that this could go off the rails very quickly." https://on.msnbc.com/2uJSQcM