Mike Pence Tried to Claim That Trump Never 'Belittled the Threat' of the Virus and Wolf Blitzer Was Not Having It
The pandemic that thrust the United States into a national health crisis was repeatedly dismissed by President Donald Trump during its early stages, when prevention was most feasible.
Trump ignored simulations and intelligence briefings that warned the United States was not prepared for a pandemic. Then, the first US cases began getting diagnosed.
CNN Host Shuts Down Trump Official Who Tried to Blame 'the Biden Obama Administration' for Ventilator Shortage
As the current global health crisis continues to worsen in the United States, a shortage of crucial ventilators to help treat the respiratory virus is growing more and more threatening.
President Donald Trump's administration has largely left states on their own in terms of obtaining them. Without the federal government to oversee their distribution, bidding wars have broken out between states. Trump has also expressed reluctance to invoke the Defense Production Act, which would allow him to mobilize private companies to begin manufacturing them.
CNN Anchor Slams Donald Trump's Attack on Peter Alexander as 'Bulls**t' Live on Air and People Were So Here for It
The COVID-19 pandemic, which has currently infected nearly 16,000 people and killed over 200, threatens to send millions of Americans into unemployment as restaurants, bars, churches, schools, and businesses shut down across the country to curb the virus's spread.
But even a national crisis wasn't enough to keep President Donald Trump from berating a reporter at a press conference on Friday.
Trump Had Another Bonkers Oval Office Press Conference and CNN's Factchecker Doesn't Even Know Where To Begin
When Donald Trump took office in January 2017, the Toronto Star's Washington bureau chief was tasked with fact checking the new President's public statements. That bureau chief, Daniel Dale, got so good at spotting the lies, false claims, alternative facts and half-truths that CNN eventually recruited him to do the job for them.
Since 2017, President Trump has kept Dale busy. Very busy. And Trump's Thursday Oval Office presser once again gave Dale plenty to wade through.
CNN Analyst Perfectly Slams Trump With His 8 'Failings as a Leader' on Full Display During the Coronavirus Response
With the growing threat of the novel coronavirus spreading throughout the United States, President Donald Trump has faced criticism for his response, with moves like dismissing the threat of the virus and appointing Vice President Mike Pence to oversee the response.
Now, CNN political analyst Peter Bergen says that Trump's lackluster response to the virus is a perfect example of his eight most notable shortcomings as a leader.
Don Jr. Is Getting Dragged for His Bizarre 'Congrats' Tweet to Mayor Pete After He Suspended His Campaign
Former South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg abruptly announced the end of his presidential bid on Sunday night after Saturday night's South Carolina primaries.
Mayor Pete's candidacy marked the first time in history an openly LGBTQ person had been a serious contender for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States.
Sadly, that's not why President Donald Trump's eldest yet most childish son—Donald Trump Jr.—congratulated the mayor on Twitter.
CNN Reporter Basically Called Trump a Liar Right to His Face After Trump Tried to Slam CNN During Press Conference
President Donald Trump once again exchanged tense words with CNN's Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta.
At a press conference during the President's visit to India, Acosta asked Trump if he would pledge not to accept any foreign assistance in the 2020 election, amid reports that Russia is once again meddling to help ensure another Trump term