The effect of coronavirus’ spread in the United States is worse because of President Trump’s mismanagement.
Policy Failures: The Trump Administration's slow and insufficent policy response to the pandemic left people vulnerable.
Communications Failures: At key moments in the pandemic, Trump and his administration gave incorrect information, conflicting messaging, and mixed signals, weakening our response.
Mobilization Failures: Trump failed to quickly mobilize the resources of the federal government to address the pandemic, leaving americans worse off.
Trump's Coronavirus Economy Is No Accident After inheriting years of economic expansion, Trump’s economy was fragile in the lead up to the coronavirus outbreak. Trump's bungling of the response and big business focused rescue efforts made the problem worse.
Paycheck Protection Program Trump's Paycheck Protection Program was an administrative disaster, creating chaos and failing to reach many of the people it needed to reach.
Our Slow Response Made Us Worse Off Than Other Countries Many peer countries to the United States reacted quickly, and as a result preformed significantly better than the United States in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. By taking the crisis seriously early, coordinating national and international responses to the virus, and testing their citizens, these countries were able to shorten the length of their internal lockdowns, leading to a faster economic reopening.
Trump Prioritized His Friends: Trump allies and friends have received preferential treatment throughout the crisis.
Trump Praised China's Coronavirus Response For Months Trump has tried to distract from his failed response to the pandemic by blaming China. But for months, Trump praised China's leadership and their response to the virus.
Kushner Bungled The Coronavirus Response Trump's son in law made the crisis worse.
Trump Was Warned To Prepare For A Pandemic, But Didn't Donald Trump’s own administration knew the danger a pandemic would hold soon after he was sworn into office. The failure to prepare shows the depths of incompetence and lack of concern that has already contributed to thousands of deaths.