New data today suggests that 36,000 or more American lives could have been saved the if the federal government had begun its coronavirus response even slightly earlier. This places Donald Trump’s month-long insistence that the virus was a “hoax” in a new context.
Joe Biden is wasting no time jumping on the new data, with a new TV ad aimed at exposing how Donald Trump’s negligence directly resulted in Americans dying (if the video below won’t play on your device, go here instead):
It didn’t have to be this bad. The hard truth is that Donald Trump failed to take action, and it cost American lives. pic.twitter.com/qhkliK1i5Z
— Joe Biden (@JoeBiden) May 22, 2020
Bill Palmer is the publisher of the political news outlet Palmer Report