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Tue Apr 7, 2020, 08:47 AM

Trump Says 'Nobody' Knew Pandemic Was Coming. His Adviser Warned Of It In January.

President Donald Trump said repeatedly in March that “nobody” could’ve predicted a crisis at the scale of the coronavirus pandemic wreaking havoc across the globe.

“Nobody knew there’d be a pandemic or an epidemic of this proportion,” Trump said March 19. A week later, he reiterated that “nobody would have ever thought a thing like this could have happened.”

But according to reports in The New York Times and Axios on Monday, at least one top official in Trump’s own administration sounded the alarm ― in late January and then again in February ― about the potentially catastrophic impacts of the virus that causes COVID-19 on the United States.

In a Jan. 29 memo about the coronavirus addressed to the National Security Council, Peter Navarro, President Trump’s trade adviser, warned that the “risk of a worst-case pandemic scenario should not be overlooked,” the Times reported. The disease could kill up to half a million Americans, Navarro warned in the document, and cost the U.S. trillions of dollars if no action was taken to contain the virus.

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https://www.huffpost.com/entry/peter-navarro-trade-adviser-trump-coronavirus-warning-memos_n_5e8c1e05c5b62459a92e4744

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LiberalArkie Apr 2020 OP
C_U_L8R Apr 2020 #1
spanone Apr 2020 #2
blm Apr 2020 #3
doc03 Apr 2020 #4
ProfessorGAC Apr 2020 #5
Mc Mike Apr 2020 #6
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Response to LiberalArkie (Original post)

Tue Apr 7, 2020, 08:49 AM

1. Navarro needs to publicly testify. Subpoena his ass.

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Response to LiberalArkie (Original post)

Tue Apr 7, 2020, 08:57 AM

2. His daily bullshit sessions are trying to rewrite history.

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Response to LiberalArkie (Original post)

Tue Apr 7, 2020, 08:58 AM

3. Navarro's warning came right after Warren submitted her Covid19 plan

to address the health crisis and plan for its effect on the economy. Guys like Navarro may say publicly that they disagree with Warren, but, every damn one of them knows she is miles ahead of them.

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Response to LiberalArkie (Original post)

Tue Apr 7, 2020, 09:02 AM

4. It was just a couple days ago Trump claimed he knew all about it

before anyone did.

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Response to doc03 (Reply #4)

Tue Apr 7, 2020, 09:24 AM

5. My First Thought, Too

So he "knew" before this memo was written.
Oh what a tangled web...

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Response to LiberalArkie (Original post)

Tue Apr 7, 2020, 09:36 AM

6. Also, it's all Obama's fault, coz he didn't forsee this.

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Response to LiberalArkie (Original post)

Tue Apr 7, 2020, 09:38 AM

7. They were told but Chump chose to do nothing.



That's a lot different from not being told.

Lying bunch of assholes.

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