There will certainly be plenty of time for our politicians to trash each other after this entire Covid-19 pandemic has faded from memory, and right now, in the thick of it, is no time to dole out pedantic political attacks.
In other words: Read the room, Hillary.
The former Secretary of State decided to trash-talk the President of The United States in the midst of a global pandemic that has already taken over 10,000 lives.
“If you’ve already ordered more with the Defense Production Act, tell us now,” Clinton tweeted. “If you haven’t, you’re failing to lead and failing Americans.”
Here’s where it gets extra ridiculous, however:
Trump announced on Wednesday — before Clinton’s critical tweet — he was indeed invoking the Defense Production Act at a coronavirus press conference at the White House.
“I would like to begin by announcing some important developments in our war against the Chinese virus,” Trump said.
“We’ll be invoking the Defense Production Act, just in case we need it. In other words, I think you all know what it is, and it can do a lot of good things if we need it,” Trump said. “And we will — we will have it all completed, signing it in just a little while.”
As of this writing, there have been no announcements by the Clinton Global Initiative regarding Covid-19 relief efforts.
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