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They were murdering us.

Over three hundred thousand Americans have died thanks to Trump’s handling of the pandemic. And he did that on purpose, chasing “herd immunity,” which is widely recognized as bullshit.

Politico: ‘We want them infected’: Trump appointee demanded ‘herd immunity’ strategy, emails reveal

“Infants, kids, teens, young people, young adults, middle aged with no conditions etc. have zero to little risk….so we use them to develop herd…we want them infected…” Alexander added.

“[I]t may be that it will be best if we open up and flood the zone and let the kids and young folk get infected” in order to get “natural immunity…natural exposure,” Alexander wrote on July 24 to Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Stephen Hahn, Caputo and eight other senior officials. Caputo subsequently asked Alexander to research the idea, according to emails obtained by the House Oversight Committee’s select subcommittee on coronavirus.

Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis: Chairman Clyburn Releases Memo With New Evidence Of Political Interference In Pandemic Response

The documents show that officials at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) repeatedly discussed pursuing a “herd immunity” strategy and were aware that Administration policies were causing an increase in virus cases—but tried to hide the true danger of the virus and blame career scientists for the Administration’s failures.