"In late January, President Trump's economic adviser Peter Navarro warned his White House colleagues the novel coronavirus could take more than half a million American lives and cost close to $6 trillion, according to memos obtained by Axios." https://t.co/0Q0W88iZBV— Jonathan Swan (@jonathanvswan) April 7, 2020
"New White House Press Secretary Said a Month Ago That the Coronavirus Would Never Spread to the U.S."https://t.co/YrOOcAa6ry— Rachel Maddow MSNBC (@maddow) April 7, 2020
Navarro's Jan 29 memo — distributed around the White House and administration by the National Security Council — estimated a scenario in which the coronavirus could kill 543,000 Americans. https://t.co/0Q0W88iZBV— Jonathan Swan (@jonathanvswan) April 7, 2020
The new White House press secretary, Kayleigh McEnany, said this about coronavirus on Feb. 25:— Aaron Blake (@AaronBlake) April 7, 2020
"We will not see diseases like the coronavirus come here ... and isn't it refreshing when contrasting it with the awful presidency of President Obama."
Elizabeth Warren was the first presidential candidate to release a plan on coronavirus. In fact, she released three of them.— Ezra Klein (@ezraklein) April 6, 2020
So now, while we’re still waiting for the White House’s first plan, I asked her what she thinks the path forward looks like. https://t.co/hUxjppTEQo
Fox host Laura Ingraham and two doctors who are regular on-air guests in what she dubs her 'medical cabinet' visited the White House last Friday for a private meeting with Trump to talk up hydroxychloroquine, according to two White House officials. https://t.co/KBssCHwEee— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) April 7, 2020
Can we stop for a minute and just point out that the @WHCA allowed a Chinese-controlled outlet to use the White House coronavirus briefings as a platform to peddle CCP propaganda— Jack M. Posobiec, IWO (@JackPosobiec) April 7, 2020
What is going on with that!
A top White House adviser warned officials of the dire threat from the coronavirus in January, as President Trump was publicly playing down the risks https://t.co/m7YvFCQzA2— The New York Times (@nytimes) April 7, 2020
It is unclear whether Trump ever saw the memo. But its existence underscores that some senior White House officials envisioned possibly dire effects of the novel coronavirus even as the president downplayed it publicly. https://t.co/b47xUakHA9— Maggie Haberman (@maggieNYT) April 7, 2020
President Trump is OBLITERATING and EXPOSING the Establishment Media during the daily White House Coronavirus briefings, which is precisely why Elites desperately want them to end. https://t.co/IxPBpGn2Zu— Breitbart News (@BreitbartNews) April 7, 2020