Confirmation They Didn't Take This Seriously

PSA: Be safe, stay home, and stay informed. -Ed

These days, Trump and his inner circle are swearing up and down and that they're taking the pandemic very seriously and always have. Except, uh, the record shows they got warnings about it for months, but sat on their thumbs. In November 2019, military intelligence warned about a contagion in Wuhan that could be "a cataclysmic event." In January and February, U.S. intelligence agencies put out multiple reports about the risk of a pandemic. On January 10, the WHO told the U.S. and other governments about the possibility of COVID-19 spreading through human contact. And instead of acting on any of that, these guys treated the emerging health crisis like a punchline.

See for yourself:

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CRACKED COM February 1, 2020 Jerome Adams, Surgeon General of the United States Jerome Adams @JeromeAdamsMD Roses are red Violets are blue Risk is lowSource: Twitter

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CRACKED CO February 27, 2020 Kelly Loeffler, U.S. Senator from Georgia Senator Kelly Loeffler @Senatorloeffler FACT: America is doing an incredible joSource: Twiter, STAT News

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CRACKED COM March 1, 2020 Alex Azar, U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar @SecAzar On @ThisWeekABC, I spoke with @GStephanoSource: Twitter

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CRACKED COM March 4, 2020 Jerome Adams, Surgeon General of the United States Jerome Adams @JeromeAdamsMD Some #coronavirus context: The # of yearly U.Source: Twitter

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CRACKED cO March 6, 2020 Kevin McCarthy, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy @GOPLeaDer America is the best-prepared nation on earth to deal with theSource: Twitter, CNN

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CRACKED COM March 6, 2020 The U.S. Surgeon General's official account U.S. Surgeon General @Surgeon Genera DYK: So far people in U.S. are over 1000 tiSource: Twitter

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CRACKED COM March 8, 2020 Donald Trump Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump We have a perfectly coordinated and fine tuned plan at the White House for ourSource: Twitter

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CRACKED COM March 10, 2020 Rudy Giuliani, Trump's TV surrogate and personal attorney Rudy W. Giuliani @RudyGiuliani The United States Leading Causes oSource: Twitter

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March 10, 2020 Kelly Loeffler, U.S. Senator for Georgia Senator Kelly Loeffler @Senatorloeffler Concerned about #coronavirus? Remember this: The consuSource: Twitter

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CRACKED COM March 10, 2020 Trish Regan, Fox Business Host TRISH REGAN PRIMETIME CORONAVIRUS IMPEACHMENT SCAM FOXI DEMS POLITICIZE CORONAVIRUS BUSINESSSource: The Daily Beast

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CRACKED COM March 11, 2020 Sean Hannity, Fox host and informal Trump advisor On his radio show: There's an MIT guy I noticed on Twitter (...) he saidSource: The Daily Beast

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CRACKED COM March 14, 2020 Jon Cornyn, U.S. Senator from Texas Senator John Cornyn @JohnCornyn Be smart; don't panic. We will get us through this #corSource: Twitter

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CRACKED COM March 30, 2020 Rudy Giuliani, Trump's TV surrogate and personal attorney Rudy W. Giuliani @RudyGiuliani Hydroxyquinolone's side effects arSource: Twitter, STAT News

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