Fox News anchor Bret Baier pressed campaign national press secretary TJ Ducklo on what Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden would have done differently in the early response to COVID-19.
Baier began his interview with Ducklo on Thursday afternoon’s “Special Report” by asking what Biden “specifically would have done at the end of January had he received the briefing that we know now the president received January 28th.”
Ducklo criticized Trump for having “knowingly and willfully lied about the dangerousness of the threat that faced this country,” arguing that had he “taken action just few weeks earlier, we would have had tens of thousands of lives that would have been saved.”
Baier responded with video of two “top advisors” to Biden, Ron Klain and Zeke Emanuel, who both similarly downplayed the virus at the end of January.
“And it goes on,” Baier said. “I mean they continue to make comments that masks are not necessary, that this is overreaction. It goes into February and early March. So understanding that those