An interview with top White Home trade adviser Peter Navarro on Sunday went off the rails after he was pushed about discoveries recently that President Donald Trump deliberately downplayed coronavirus in the early months of the pandemic.Clashing with host Jake Tapper on CNN’s “State of the Union, “Navarro’s interview cut out as the 2 men started yelling over one another.Tapper challenged Navarro about Trump’s tape-recorded remarks in journalist Bob Woodward’s brand-new book,”Rage,”set to be launched today. In it, Trump told Woodward in a Feb. 7 telephone call that coronavirus”is deadly things” and even worse than the influenza. After that conversation, though, Trump openly minimized the infection and consistently compared it to the influenza. “In February, nobody comprehended, “Navarro mentioned of the novel coronavirus ‘possible effect, despite Trump’s remarks to Woodward, which were taped.”No, nobody comprehended. Not the president, not you, not Nancy Pelosi, not Costs de Blasio. “Navarro then linked Tapper of”cherry-picking”remarks the president made. Tapper reacted by stating that Trump “was not genuine with the American people” about the infection’effect.”You’re not honest with the American individuals, “Navarro said.
coronavirus so far.”It was a life-and-death betrayal of the American individuals, “2020 Democratic governmental candidate
Joe Biden stated throughout a task drop in Michigan just recently.” It’s beyond despicable. It’s a dereliction of task, a disgrace. “” He knew how deadly it was. He comprehended and purposely played it down,”
Biden added.”Worse, he lied.” Allan Smith Allan Smith is a political press reporter for NBC News.