GOP Sen. Kennedy: We Have to Reopen Economy Soon, Even Though ‘Virus Is Gonna Spread Faster’

GOP Sen. Kennedy: We Have to Reopen Economy Soon, Even Though ‘Virus Is Gonna Spread Faster’

Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) authoritatively declared on Wednesday night that the American people understand that the economy needs to be reopened very soon and that when it happens, the deadly coronavirus is “gonna spread faster.”

Appearing on Fox News’ Tucker Carlson Tonight, Kennedy—whose home state has been one of the hardest hit during the COVID-19 pandemic—insisted that social distancing restrictions need to be quickly reversed because “very soon, the can is going to run out of road.”

After asserting that the world economy would soon collapse if the United States isn’t opened up in the near future, the Louisiana lawmaker went on to claim that nationwide shutdowns “did not stop the spread of virus.”

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