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Trump defends decision to shutter NSC pandemic office

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President trump staged a pageant in the Rose Garden and apparently successful attempt to pump up the stock market while he also lied about where things stand. Nancy Pelosi House Speaker hammered out a deal with treasury secretary. Steve mnuchin on a corona virus aid package that includes among other things free testing and paid. Emergency leave this afternoon. The president paraded out to inform. Americans takes no responsibility for the manifest documented repeated failures in the federal government. Slow response to deal with and prepare for the worst global pandemic in probably one hundred years Dr Fouled. She said earlier this week that the lag intesting was in fact a failing. Do you take responsibility for that. No I don't take responsibility at all because we were given a a a set of circumstances and we were given rules regulations and specifications from a different time. You said that you don't take responsibility. But you did disband. The White House pandemic office and officials that were working in that office left this administration abruptly. So what responsibility do you take to that? And the officials that worked in that office said that you that the White House lost valuable time because that office was disbanded. What do you make of that? Well I just think it's a nasty question because what we've done is And Tony had said numerous times that we've saved thousands of lives because of the quick closing. And when you say me I didn't do it point of fact he did do it. His White House did it. Trump also to set of probably necessary measures to cut regulatory obstacles to get up to capacity but as of today the. Us still has only eighteen. Thousand people total. Now that's quite a bit up almost doubled from where we were last night but we are still way way way behind almost every other comparable nation that regard

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