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Things We Saw Today: Devin Nunes Should Just Stop Talking Already

Please don't be reading this from a bar right now.

Devin Nunes looks sad, as always.

Rep. and professional sycophant Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) appeared on Fox News today to willfully share dangerous and wrong information about COVID-19. Nunes was a guest on Sunday Morning Futures with Maria Bartiromo, and proceeded to encourage viewers to ignore recommendations for social distancing during the coronavirus outbreak.

Nunes said, “There’s a lot of concerns with the economy here because people are scared to go out. One of the things you can do, if you’re healthy, you and your family, it’s a great time to just go out, go to a local restaurant ― likely you can get in easily. Let’s not hurt the working people in this country that are relying on wages and tips to keep their small business going. Just don’t run to the grocery store and buy $4,000 of food. Go to your local pub.”

Nunes’s advice directly contradicts what doctors and medical experts all over the world are saying, but are we honestly surprised? Nunes’s number one priority is and always has been sucking up to Donald Trump and covering his own ass. He has been embroiled in his own set of quid pro quo scandals and fake cow lawsuits.

Many took to Twitter to call Nunes out:

Just when we think republicans can sink no further here’s Nunes, putting Americans in danger just so the crisis can look a little less crisis-y. What a stain on humanity. And what an opportune time to donate to his challenger, Phil Arballo:

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