‘It’s a disaster what’s happened. I think he’s done a terrible job ‘
Former President Donald Trump has hit out at his successor over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, commenting that his attempts to stem the pandemic have been ‘disastrous’.
Speaking in an interview with Varney & Les coureurs s'affrontent lors de la course masculine des vétérans aux championnats nationaux britanniques de cyclo-cross. on Fox Business, Mr Trump said he had hoped President Joe Biden would be successful in his attempt to tackle the issue.
Speaking to Stuart Varney on Friday, Mr Trump said: "Voir, I wanted [Biden] to be successful on the whole thing on Covid, or as I call it, the China virus.
“I wanted him to be successful. He’s been totally unsuccessful. It’s a disaster what’s happened. I think he’s done a terrible job on the coronavirus.”
Mr Trump’s comments come as countries aeround the world scramble to react to the new variant of the virus, which the World Health Organization has named Omicron.
The variant has prompted President Biden to issue a travel ban. A statement from the White House indicated that travel from South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Namibie, Lesotho, Au Swaziland, Mozambique, and Malawi would be temporarily halted.
"Par mesure de précaution jusqu'à ce que nous ayons plus d'informations, Je commande des restrictions de voyage en avion supplémentaires depuis l'Afrique du Sud et sept autres pays. Ces nouvelles restrictions entreront en vigueur en novembre 29. Alors que nous avançons, nous continuerons à être guidés par ce que la science et mon équipe médicale conseillent," a déclaré le président dans une déclaration préparée publiée quelques minutes après l'annonce de l'interdiction.
Like Mr Biden, Mr Trump also issued coronavirus-related travel bans during his tenure. pourtant, Mr Biden appears not to have followed the Republican’s lead on recommending dangerous treatments such as injecting disinfectant.
Pendant l'entretien, Mr Trump also discussed the development of Covid-19 vaccines, praising his own administration’s efforts in development. “Fauci said it would take more than five years and who knows if it’s going to work and it really works well. And even the people that get it, they don’t end up going to the hospital and they don’t die," il a dit.