Kellyanne Conway on Wednesday knocked New york city Mayor Expense de Blasio’s sluggish reaction 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 advising New Yorkers to head out in spite of the pandemic risk, including this March 2 tweet:
Considering that I’m motivating New Yorkers to happen with your lives + go out on the town in spite of Coronavirus, I believed I would provide some recommendations. Here’s the first: thru Thurs 3/5 go see “The Traitor” @FilmLinc. It would be this movie if “The Wire” was a true story + set in Italy.
— Expense de Blasio (@BilldeBlasio) March 3,2020
New york city is now the country’s center of the crisis, with almost half of all the verified 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 very 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 given that Jan.12
Nevertheless, Trump has likewise openly minimized the risk, 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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