NBC News and MSNBC legal analyst Glenn Kirschner this week on “The Dean Obeidallah Show” accused President Donald Trump of “second-degree murder” in the wake of leaked audio revealing Trump wanted to downplay the coronavirus’ severity.
Kirschner, who argued in April that Trump was guilty of second-degree murder for floating hydroxychloroquine as a potential treatment for the coronavirus, expressed the same sentiment for Trump for “lying to the American people about the danger this virus posed.”
“What Donald Trump has just done, by virtue of the tapes that Bob Woodward released, is he has upped his own criminal ante to second-degree murder,” Kirschner declared. “And here’s why: He was lying to the American people about the danger this virus posed. Think about this, Dean. He was saying to Bob Woodward in very dramatic tones, ‘You know, this thing is airborne only you need to do is breathe near somebody who