“The whole reason we’re having this conversation is because of what you said about the CDC on Sunday,” @jaketapper presses White House trade adviser Peter Navarro about his statements criticizing the CDC’s handling of the coronavirus.
When we interviewed Peter Navarro, the White House official tasked with coordinating national PPE supplies, he was, at times, more interested in questioning 60 Minutes' record than discussing the Trump administration’s preparations for COVID-19.
President Trump’s trade advisor, Peter Navarro, calls the suggestion that there were warnings of catastrophic consequences from a pandemic “fake news.” But after our interview, a late January memo he wrote surfaced warning almost exactly that.
Peter Navarro just now at the daily COVID-19 briefing: "One of the things this crisis has taught us is that we are overdependent on a global supply chain."
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