Mulvaney downplays the coronavirus, saying it's "not ebola," but then adds, "are you gonna see some schools shut down? Probably. Will you see impacts on public transportation? Sure." pic.twitter.com/y2V5WdBpm6— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) February 28, 2020
It's really not that bad.
Did Mick not get the memo?
“The White House’s attempt to impose a more disciplined approach to communications about the virus was undermined by President Trump, who complained the news media was overstating the threat.” @maggieNYT https://t.co/BVzOXLdHzX— Michael Tackett (@tackettdc) February 28, 2020
Well, except for Trump, and Mulvaney, and Secretary "I'm not saying we won't get our hair mussed" Pompeo:
.@RepDeanPhillips: How do you reconcile your comments about being ready for a pandemic with the budget you just submitted that cuts State Department funding for WHO by more than 50% & cuts CDC funding as well?— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) February 28, 2020
POMPEO: "We'll have plenty of money." pic.twitter.com/kOEbmSicd5