Trump’s coronavirus response is a ‘denial’ of science, experts and facts, John Kerry says
The U.S. has “reneged on its role as leader of the free world” under President Donald Trump and failed in its response to the coronavirus crisis, according to former Secretary of State John Kerry.
Speaking to the CogX conference in London on Monday, Kerry slammed President Trump‘s “reckless” response to the Covid-19 pandemic, and said the U.S. had failed to show international leadership through the crisis.
“The odds were against us in the beginning because you had China, which is always somewhat secretive and which clearly began to manage the news in the beginning, and you had the United States with a leader who has no ability to tell the truth, or face it, or to lead,” he said.
Kerry served as Secretary of State under President Barack Obama from 2013 until 2017.
“The President’s early and decisive action to slow the spread of the coronavirus prevented about 60 million infections …continued .
[Source: CNBC News]