CNN’s Jake Tapper on Thursday during his show “The Lead” accused President Donald Trump of tweeting “deranged” conspiracy theories while ignoring surging coronavirus cases across the country.
Tapper said, “It’s spreading — everything’s going in the wrong direction…And yet, President Trump — nowhere to be found. He has made no public comments on Covid since he lost the election. Even though his Covid task force met on Monday, they’ve not briefed the public in weeks. How bad of a position will we be in by the time President-elect Biden takes over in January, on January 20?”
Medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta replied, “By the end of this year, on December 31, we would be over 300,000 newly infected Covid patients a day.”
He added, “It’s hard to even say that out loud. That would make it the worst humanitarian disaster.”
Tapper said, “I mean, how is it not a dereliction