When the COVID-19 pandemic broke, Donald Trump really made a few sensible strikes. He created a job power and assigned famend immunologist Dr. Anthony Fauci to be part of that job power.
The president, nevertheless, has ignored a lot of the recommendation Fauci has given him. He’s additionally principally demoted the immunologist and Dr. Deborah Birx and elevated Scott Atlas, who has no expertise combating a pandemic.
And in accordance with Dr. Fauci, the president doesn’t even hassle to point out as much as the duty power conferences anymore. The physician says that Trump hasn’t attended one for “a number of months.”
Fauci made the feedback whereas talking with MSNBC’s Chuck Todd. He informed the host, “That was a number of months in the past, Chuck. A number of months in the past [since Trump has attended a meeting].”
The physician continued, “I undoubtedly don’t have his ear as a lot as Scott Atlas proper now.”
Fauci did say that Vice President Mike Pence, who was named the top of the duty power, does present as much as the conferences.
“We definitely work together with the vp on the job power conferences, and the vp makes our emotions and what we speak about there identified to the President,” he mentioned. “However direct involvement with the President within the discussions…I’ve not finished that shortly.”
Watch a clip of the interview beneath courtesy of MSNBC:
Fauci says it has been “a number of months” since Trump final attended a COVID-19 job power assembly. pic.twitter.com/esr2YOrgYN
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