Trump Mocks Trusting Science As Scientists Criticize Trump’s Failed COVID Response
October 19, 2020
This weekend, Dr. Fauci criticized Trump for flouting public health guidelines as Trump held unsafe events in coronavirus hotspots, and even criticized Vice President Biden for listening to scientists. Meanwhile, the coronavirus continues to surge all across the country because Trump has failed to acknowledge it is happening, let alone get it under control.
Trump mocked Vice President Biden for listening to the scientists as Dr. Fauci criticized Trump for flouting public health guidelines.
NBC News: “Trump mocks Biden for trusting scientists while Biden slams Trump for Covid-19 ‘lie’”
CNN: “Dr. Anthony Fauci said he is ‘absolutely not’ surprised President Donald Trump contracted Covid-19 after seeing him surrounded by people not wearing face masks and flouting best public health practices.”
Trump spent the weekend holding more unsafe events in coronavirus hotspots with few masks and no social distancing.
CNN: “Few masks and no social distancing at church service Trump attended”
CBS News: “Trump rallies in Wisconsin after state reports record-high COVID-19 cases”
Newsweek: “Doctors Rail Against Trump’s Michigan, Wisconsin Rallies Amid Surging COVID Cases”
Meanwhile, the coronavirus continues to surge in nearly every part of the country and hospitals are being pushed to the brink.
New York Times: “U.S. Records 70,000 New Cases in a Day for the First Time Since July”
CNN: “There is nearly no place in America where Covid-19 case counts are trending in the right direction as the country heads into what health experts say will be the most challenging months of the pandemic. The US is averaging more than 55,000 new cases a day — up more than 60% since a mid-September dip — and experts say the country is in the midst of the dreaded fall surge. On Friday, the US reported the most infections in a single day since July.”
Washington Post: “Hospitals ‘bursting at the seams’ as virus rages across Midwest”