Kellyanne Conway on Wednesday knocked New york city Mayor Costs de Blasio’s sluggish action to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic in his city while protecting President Donald Trump.
However her attacks on de Blasio didn’t rather go as anticipated when Fox News host Martha MacCallum kept in mind Trump himself followed a comparable timeline.
Conway, who is therapist to the president, pursued de Blasio by noting his declarations previously this month prompting New Yorkers to head out regardless of the pandemic danger, including this March 2 tweet:
New york city is now the country’s center of the crisis, with almost half of all the validated cases in the nation.
“I think that’s absolutely true,” MacCallum stated, including that de Blasio wasn’t offering his residents a “positive message” on how he ‘d lead the city through the crisis. Then MacCallum kept in mind Trump made comparable declarations at around the exact same time:
“But in terms of the things that you’re mentioning, you could probably match up some of those early March statements from him with also similarly optimistic statements from President Trump, although they’ve handled it very differently since then.”
Conway firmly insisted there’s “no comparison” and stated the administration had actually been working behind the scenes on the circumstance considering that Jan.12
Nevertheless, Trump has likewise openly downplayed the danger, specifically in February and early March.
On Feb. 26, he stated the nation had 15 cases and anticipated that “within a couple of days it’s going to be down to close to zero.”
And on March 9, he grumbled on Twitter that the influenza eliminates more Americans however “Nothing is shut down, life & the economy go on“
See Conway’s interview with MacCallum below:
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