Trump and the coronavirus: a timeline

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President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence arrive to speak at a coronavirus task force briefing at the White House, Saturday, March 21, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence arrive to speak at a coronavirus task force briefing at the White House, Saturday, March 21, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Guests: Annie Karni, Alexander Nazaryan
Since the outbreak of the coronavirus, President Trump has shifted his rhetoric and stance on combating the pandemic a number of times. Simultaneously, his administration, including the CDC and a coronavirus task force headed by Vice President Pence, have been laying out policies to prevent a public health, and economic catastrophe. Today on the show, we’re going to look to the past and present of Trump’s messaging and how his administration has handled COVID-19.
Our guests are ANNIE KARNI, White House reporter for The New York Times, and ALEXANDER NAZARYAN, national correspondent for Yahoo! News.

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