´100,000 people died, Joe, and all you did was try to help your friend the president´: CNBC´s Andrew Ross Sorkin unloaded on fellow anc

World 2020/5/27

´100,000 people died, Joe, and all you did was try to help your friend the president´: CNBC´s Andrew Ross Sorkin unloaded on fellow anc

CNBC´s Andrew Ross Sorkin and Joe Kernen had a heated argument on "Squawk Box."

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  • CNBC hosts Andrew Ross Sorkin and Joe Kernen fiercely clashed on Wednesday morning over the severity of the coronavirus pandemic, which has killed nearly 100,000 people in the US so far.

  • "You panicked about the market, panicked about COVID, panicked about the ventilators, panicked about the PPE, panicked about ever going out again, panicked if we´d ever get back to normal," Kernan said.

  • "Joseph, you didn´t panic about anything!" Sorkin responded. "100,000 people died, Joe, and all you did was tried to help your friend the president."

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CNBC hosts Andrew Ross Sorkin and Joe Kernen fiercely clashed on Wednesday morning over the severity of the coronavirus pandemic.

Each host lobbed accusations at the other, and the argument turned into a shouting match at one point.

The clash started after Kernen accused Sorkin of excessive pessimism throughout the outbreak, which has killed nearly 100,000 people in the US so far.

"You panicked about the market, panicked about COVID, panicked ab

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