Donald Trump’s mismanagement of the coronavirus outbreak endangered Americans and significantly worsened a severe public health crisis.
Unsurprisingly, he refuses to take any responsibility for the
damage he caused. But Trump led the federal response that got us here:
weeks of warnings about the severity of the outbreak, made by public health
experts and senior officials in his own administration.
government health experts who wanted to issue warnings urging vulnerable
people to reduce their exposure.
implementation of proactive response measures that help to mitigate virus
blamed past administrations instead of taking account for his own failure to
address the testing shortage, and has continually lied about access to
the severity of the outbreak, publicly claiming it would “go away” in a few
He unnecessarily rocked financial markets with numerous incorrect claims.
Trump’s inability to lead our country through this crisis is years in the making. Since becoming president, Trump has systematically debilitated our country’s ability to respond to public health crises.