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CNBC’s Rick Santelli Says ‘Global and Domestic Economies’ Would Be ‘Better Off’ If Everyone Got Coronavirus (Video)

CNBC’s Rick Santelli Says ‘Global and Domestic Economies’ Would Be ‘Better Off’ If Everyone Got Coronavirus (Video)

CNBC editor Rick Santelli suggested on a Thursday broadcast of the network’s “The Exchange” that the “global and domestic economies” would be “better off” if everybody got coronavirus.

“Maybe we’d be just better off if we gave it to everybody,” Santelli said. “And then in a month, it would be over because the mortality rate of this probably isn’t going to be any different if we did it that way than the long-term picture. But the difference is we’re wreaking havoc on global and domestic economies.”

Santelli was asked by the CNBC anchor to explain the “catalyst” of why the stock market was at a record low.

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“The catalyst? Just watch your local news. There’s your catalyst,” Santelli responded. “People are getting nervous. And listen, I’m not a doctor.

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