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Dan Patrick says “there are more important things than living and that’s saving this country”

Patrick went on Fox News on Monday evening to defend comments he made last month where he said he would rather die from the widely spreading coronavirus than see the economy destroyed for his children and grandchildren.

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick exits a press conference about the state's response to the novel coronavirus at the state Capitol on March 31, 2020.

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