The spread of Covid-19 in the United States has overthrown the government of Trump in a political crisis. For weeks, the President and his advisors had played the potential impact of the pathogen for the economy and society down to and belittled. At the end of February, Trump, the Coronavirus tweeted "absolutely under control".
Meanwhile, the Virus spreads in more than 30 States already experts warn of quarantines, overburdened hospitals and a decline in American economic growth. Government has failed Trump especially rapid and comprehensive Testing of potential virus sick. Both South Korea and the USA posted on 20. January of their first disease. Since then, have been tested in South Korea over 125’000 people in the United States but less than 2’500.
"how do you know so much about it?" "We are in a serious crisis, because we have not tested enough people," said the democratic Congressman Jackie Speier on Sunday. You do not have "no confidence in the President, because he's telling the truth," said Speier.
the American Situation is Aggravated by structural problems: Around 29 million people have no health insurance, nearly 90 million are under-insured. Paid sick leave is rare and, therefore, workers often go to work when you feel sick. Public schools would be closed due to the spread of the Coronavirus, would keep many children from poor households on your single meals without.
"I may have natural abilities".U.S. President Donald Trump
Also, during a visit to Atlanta at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the leading authority in the fight against the pathogen, irritated the President on Friday for his remarks. "People are really surprised that I understand this stuff so well," said Trump. The Doctors had asked him, "how do you know so much about it?". Trump's response: "Maybe I have natural abilities".
During the visit to the Lab in Atlanta, the President described the CDC-developed virus test as "perfect" as his phone call last July, with the Ukrainian President Volodimir Selenski, which had led to Trumps Impeachment. After Trump had claimed, "everyone needs it", could be tested on Covid-19, was Vice President of Pence clear a little later that there is still not a sufficient test kits.
Trump, in turn, accused on Sunday the "Fake News", they wanted to let the government "look bad", although we co-ordinated a "perfect and fine-tuned Plan" to combat the Virus have.
Created: 09.03.2020, 07:10 PMUpdated Date: 09 March 2020, 08:02