With the US being the worst-affected because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Vice Presidential candidate Kamala Harris hit out at President Trump saying his administration was “minimised the seriousness” of the pandemic.
“From the beginning of this pandemic, he has called it a hoax. He has muzzled the public health experts – he has minimised the seriousness of it. If he had listened to the scientists and the experts, he would have understood the gravity of it,” Ms Harris instructed CNN.
Trump beforehand promised that the US would come out with a vaccine “by the end of this year if not sooner” to which, Kamala Harris responded, “I think we have learned that ever since this pandemic started, that there’s very little that we can trust what comes out of Donald Trump’s mouth. I would trust the words of public health experts and scientists and not of Donald Trump.”
She additional criticised the US President for making the virus a partisan problem stating that “the virus could care less who was voted in the elections.”
“We have a President of the United States who made this a partisan issue. The virus could care less who you voted for in the last election or who you plan to vote for in the next election,” the Democratic Vice Presidential candidate mentioned.
As per the most recent replace, US – the worst affected nation by the COVID-19 pandemic – has 6,270,950 circumstances and 188,810 deaths because of the coronavirus, in keeping with Johns Hopkins University.
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