Rep. Trey Hollingsworth attends a House Financial Services Committee organizational meeting in Rayburn Building on Wednesday, January 30, 2019.
GOP lawmaker: More Covid-19 deaths the lesser of 2 evils
01:07 - Source: CNN
Washington CNN  — 

An Indiana congressman said Tuesday that letting more Americans die from the novel coronavirus is the “lesser of two evils” compared with the economy cratering due to social distancing measures.

Speaking with radio station WIBC in Indiana, Republican Rep. Trey Hollingsworth asserted that, while he appreciated the science behind the virus’ spread, “it is always the American government’s position to say, in the choice between the loss of our way of life as Americans and th