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Mika Brzezinski: 'Super grossed out' by Trump speech attendees 'who put their lives at risk'

Mika Brzezinski: 'Super grossed out' by Trump speech attendees 'who put their lives at risk'
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MSNBC's Mika BrzezinskiMika Emilie BrzezinskiHarris shares advice for women she mentors The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Citizens' Climate Lobby - Clock winding down on bipartisan infrastructure deal Mayor de Blasio announces New York City to 'fully reopen' on July 1 MORE on Friday called the more than 1,500 supporters sitting in close proximity to one another on the White House lawn during President TrumpDonald TrumpDOJ asks Supreme Court to revive Boston Marathon bomber death sentence, in break with Biden vow Biden looking to build momentum for Putin meeting DOJ tells media execs that reporters were not targets of investigations MORE's Republican convention speech Thursday night a "grotesque display," with the "Morning Joe" co-host sharing she was "super grossed out about the people who gathered there" and "put their lives at risk" by not following social distancing guidelines and not wearing masks. 

"I'm not shocked at all by the sort of grotesque display that was against the law," Brzezinski said of the crowd. "More super grossed out and really worried about the people who gathered there, who put their lives at risk to kind of squish together and support the President." 

Co-host Joe ScarboroughCharles (Joe) Joseph ScarboroughScarborough, Greenwald trade insults on Twitter over rise of Trump Biden's poor TV ratings against Trump is exactly what this administration wants Mayor de Blasio announces New York City to 'fully reopen' on July 1 MORE interjected, mentioning that these were similar concerns expressed when Trump held an indoor rally in Tulsa, Okla., in June. That rally had an estimated crowd of 6,200.

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Tulsa reported a rise in cases by nearly 90 percent in the days following that event.

More than 1,000 packed the South Lawn of the White House on Friday for the final evening of the Republican National Convention. Few were seen wearing masks.

Trump administration officials have urged Americans to wear masks when it is not possible to maintain six feet of distance in order to avoid spreading COVID-19.

The campaign would not say whether attendees had been tested for the coronavirus.

Trump's speech on Thursday night ran 70 minutes, while Democratic nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenFormer Rep. Rohrabacher says he took part in Jan. 6 march to Capitol but did not storm building Saudis picked up drugs in Cairo used to kill Khashoggi: report Biden looking to build momentum for Putin meeting MORE's speech from Delaware at his party's convention last week ran 24 minutes.