deserves credit for coronavirus gains.
by Naomi Lim
The White House still will not give credit where it does not believe it is due regarding former President Donald Trump’s contributions to the country’s coronavirus pandemic response.
White House press secretary Jen Psaki was pressed by NBC News White House correspondent Peter Alexander on Friday about President Biden’s decision to omit Trump from his first national address when hailing the swift development of multiple COVID-19 vaccines.
“There are clear steps that have been taken since the president took office that have put us on a trajectory that we were not on when he was inaugurated,” Psaki told him, referring to vaccine distribution logistics.
“And leadership starts at the top,” she said, mentioning mask-wearing.