“Morning Joe” co-host Mika Brzezinski stunned her audience today when she suggested that President Trump could be charged with manslaughter over the pandemic.
Mika asked her co-host a former lawyer Joe Scarborough if White House staff who get infected with COVID-19 die, could President Trump could be charged with manslaughter since he left the hospital early.
“I just wonder, Joe, you’re a lawyer and maybe the President is just immune from everything, because he said, ‘Maybe I am immune now.’ Is he legally immune?” she asked.
“What if his Secret Service men and women, who have to drive him around in these vans and get exposed to his deadly coronavirus, what if one of them gets sick and dies?” Brzezinski asked.
“What if someone at that Rose Garden event gets sick and dies?” she continued.
“I don’t want this to happen, and I wish for his health.”
“But I’m just wondering, he’s pushing all of this against the advice of the professionals in his government, against the advice of scientists,” she continued.
“At some point, isn’t this manslaughter?” she said.
“If you purposely put people in a position that you send a deadly virus their way, what is that?”
“Well, that’s a serious question and I am a lawyer in much the same way that Lionel Hutz is a lawyer on ‘The Simpsons so I’m not going to answer that question,'” co-host Joe Scarborough said.
Jim Acosta said on CNN, “But keep in mind this is not just the president returning to the White House. This may be patient zero. This is the virus coming back to the White House.”