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Moral questions about who may have profited off the pandemic

Clip: 10/15/2020 | 6m 21s

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In late February, when the pandemic was beginning to take hold in the U.S., President Trump and his team downplayed the risk to the American public. But a new report finds that key advisers to the president were conveying a very different message to other audiences -- and some financial traders may have profited as a result. Amna Nawaz talks to author and former investment banker William Cohan.

Aired: 10/15/20 | Rating: NR

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