Flight Attendant Union Chief Slams Trump ‘Mayhem’ Over Coronavirus

Sara Nelson, the president of the Association of Flight Attendants union, on Friday slammed the Trump White Home over its haphazard action to the coronavirus break out, warning it was putting “both my members and the traveling public in harm’s way.”

Nelson, whose union represents almost 50,000 attendants from 20 airline companies, contrasted the unpleasant method which the Trump administration is taking on the spread of the coronavirus to how the Obama White Home handled the Ebola crisis.

Speaking on MSNBC’s “The Last Word,” Nelson remembered to host Lawrence O’Donnell how, under Obama’s so-called “Ebola Czar” Ronald Klain, she and other market leaders were consistently combined to go over action both on the frontlines and in the U.S.

However, with the Trump White Home in the middle of the coronavirus break out, she stated, “we can’t even talk here about what we can do in a coordinated way with good information in this country to be able to contain this.”

@FlyingWithSara informs @Lawrence that President Donald Trump is not taking the Coronavirus break out seriously which he is putting “my members at risk, my members’ jobs at risk and the economy at risk.”https://t.co/gMVb1g3obw pic.twitter.com/fYJk0bv3wE

— Latest Thing (@TheLastWord)March 7, 2020

Since early Saturday early morning, a minimum of 17 individuals in the U.S. and 3,400 individuals worldwide had actually passed away from the break out.

More than 100,000 cases have actually now been reported worldwide.

Federal health authorities preserve the total danger to the basic public is still low.

“For most of the American public, who are unlikely to be exposed to this virus at this time, the immediate health risk from COVID-19 is considered low,” the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states on its website.

However Trump has actually stired stress and anxieties with his repetitive peddling of frauds about the infection and by minimizing its possible hazard, triggering suspicion offered the president’s fondness for informing lies while in office.

Critics have actually implicated Trump of attempting to handle the promotion element of the crisis over the crisis itself in a quote to increase his 2020 reelection possibilities.

“I can’t even believe where we are today and I’m extremely disheartened that the president of the United States is putting my members at risk, my members’ jobs at risk, our entire economy at risk and not taking this seriously,” Nelsonadded “We can take this on as Americans but not with this kind of chaos from the White House.”

Take a look at the interview above.

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