United States governors have expressed frustration that President Joe Biden has not joined his administration’s weekly coronavirus calls since taking office, leaving some states in the dark.
During the Trump administration, Vice President Mike Pence led 39 of the 40 weekly conversations and President Donald Trump attended eight calls.
However, since his inauguration in January, Biden has not attended a single call.
“It’s been a real frustration, I think it’s safe to say, for all 50 governors,” Republican New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu told RealClearPolitics.
“It would go a long way if the president would just get on the phone, or the vice president would get on the phone and take questions.