Washington-A report said that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi destroyed Dr. Deborah Birx in a private meeting with White House officials on Thursday night-called the coronavirus The coordinator of the task force was “terrible” and “the worst”.
Pelosi (D-Calif.) complained to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Chief of Staff Mark Meadows during negotiations on further coronavirus assistance on Capitol Hill Birx, Political report Friday afternoon.
Deborah Birx is the worst. Pelosi told the couple, accusing the doctor of spreading misinformation about the pandemic, wow, your hands are terrible.
She continued to praise the infectious disease expert of the Coronavirus Task Force, Dr. Anthony Fauci, who said: “It sounds grateful, and now he has become a hero.”
Birx’s private sled follow New York Times report An article published earlier this month described the doctor as someone eager to provide President Trump with the only good news about the pandemic.
The report said: “She is a highly respected infectious disease expert and has always been a favorite source of information for the president and his aides. She walked the hall through the charts and emphasized that the epidemic is gradually easing.”
As Pelosi fired the volley on Thursday, experts on the task force found themselves caught in a political crosshairs, the pandemic was delayed for six months, and there was no end in sight.
White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany (Kayleigh McEnany) scolded The Times for its “horrible” story and defended Burks as an “outstanding doctor.”
McKenney said at a briefing on July 21: “I have never seen anyone browse data like Dr. Burks. Frankly speaking, the attack on her was shocking and shocking. The New York Times should be I am ashamed.”
Burks served as the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator under Presidents Obama and Trump, and joined the Coronavirus Task Force in February with her mentor Fauci.
As of Friday, 4.59 million Americans have been infected with COVID-19 and 155,000 have died.