That is not CNN's paraphrase. That is exactly what Hollingsworth said:Republican Rep. Trey Hollingsworth says letting more Americans die of the coronavirus is lesser of two evils compared to the economy tanking https://t.co/UP3895I9rX pic.twitter.com/9CXQI2Q7Nd— CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) April 14, 2020
[I]t is always the American government's position to say, in the choice between the loss of our way of life as Americans and the loss of life, of American lives, we have to always choose the latter.I do hope he volunteers. For the good of the economy . . .
With a net worth of $50.1 million, Hollingsworth is the 12th wealthiest member of Congress.— A Lawyer (@mtlawmiami) April 14, 2020
Wikipedia editors not letting that one slide 🤣 pic.twitter.com/m7AkYIDVUA— Ned Pyle (@NerdPyle) April 15, 2020
Trey Hollingsworth to his constituents: "Now, some of you may die, but that's a risk I'm willing to take..."— Frances_Larina (@Frances_Larina) April 15, 2020
Collateral damage, according to Republicans. I feel sick. pic.twitter.com/1PXkVnx5OB— Dixiechick1972 (@Dixiechick1972) April 15, 2020