When the COVID-19 pandemic broke, Donald Trump really made a few sensible strikes. He created a job drive and assigned famend immunologist Dr. Anthony Fauci to be part of that job drive.
The president, nonetheless, 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 keeping with Dr. Fauci, the president doesn’t even hassle to point out as much as the duty drive 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 advised 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 drive, does present as much as the conferences.
“We definitely work together with the vice chairman on the job drive conferences, and the vice chairman makes our emotions and what we discuss there recognized to the President,” he stated. “However direct involvement with the President within the discussions…I’ve not carried out 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 drive assembly. pic.twitter.com/esr2YOrgYN
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