Pelosi And Schiff Plan Another Witch Hunt Against The President

As the nation fights for its life against a deadly pandemic and the economy is in serious trouble, what do the Democrats think is their greatest duty?

To launch another unfair partisan hoax against President Trump, this time on his handling of the response to the virus. Pelosi and Schiff have proposed, and Pelosi will be going ahead with, a House investigative committee much like the impeachment committees.

Comments Pelosi, “The committee will be empowered to examine all aspects of the federal response to coronavirus, and to assure that the taxpayers’ dollars are being wisely and efficiently spent to save lives, deliver relief and benefit our economy.”

The president is not happy and let it be known last Thursday.

“We have seen Americans unite with incredible selflessness and compassion. I want to remind everyone here in our nation’s capital, especially in Congress, that this is not the time for politics, endless partisan investigations. Here we go again. They’ve already done extraordinary damage to our country in recent years.”

He continued.

“It’s witch hunt after witch hunt after witch hunt. And in the end it’s people doing the witch hunt who are losing — and they’ve been losing by a lot. And it’s not any time for witch hunts.”

What were the Democrats doing to prepare for the virus?

Politico reports, “…that the Trump administration held a briefing on the coronavirus for senators, but it was ‘sparsely attended’ in part because it “was held on the same day as a deadline for senators to submit their impeachment questions.’ ”

So as the Democrats investigate the president again, timing it no doubt to coincide with the fall election, the question should be asked: what were they doing? After all, the legislative branch is coequal with the executive branch in our system. Just what did the Democrats not do to warn of the virus and for how long did they dawdle?

This piece was written by PoliZette Staff on April 6, 2020. It originally appeared in LifeZette and is used by permission.

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Biden Suggests Trump Should Have Announced China Air Travel Ban Sooner — ’45 Nations Had Already Moved’

On ABC’s “This Week” Sunday, 2020 Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden said President Donald Trump should have stopped air travel from China sooner in the effort to battle the coronavirus pandemic, adding that 45 nations had already blocked “China personnel from being able to come to the United States.”

‘We have to move more rapidly’

Commenting on President Trump’s approach to the crisis, former vice president Biden said, “I would tell him what we went through a similar crisis, you have to move swiftly. We have to move more rapidly.”

 

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“You have to implement the Defense Production Act, empower a supply commander, create, you know, a Defense Production Act for banks for small business loans, you got to faster than slower, and we started off awfully slow,” he added.

“He indicated that I complimented him on dealing with China,” Biden continued. “Well, you know, 45 nations had already moved to keep — to block China personnel from being able to come to the United States before the president moved. It’s about pace. It’s about —it’s about the urgency, and I don’t think there’s been enough of it.”

Dems Originally Bashed Trump’s China Travel Ban

Keep in mind that while Biden now says Trump should have implemented the travel ban sooner, when he actually did so, many Democrats were calling it racist.

Biden referred to it as “hysteria” and “xenophobia”– and now he’s changing his tune?

 

Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Dr. Anthony Fauci, claimed in an interview last month that President Trump’s travel ban was key to America not getting hit as hard by the coronavirus crisis as other nations.

RELATED: Dr. Fauci: President Trump’s Travel Ban Is What May Save This Country From Becoming Italy

 

Democrats Were Distracted By Impeachment During Coronavirus Spread Early Days

In late January, a time when coronavirus was spreading and we can ostensibly believe Biden thinks Trump should have enacted a China travel ban, Democrats were obsessed with just one thing – impeachment.

Joe Biden or any other Democrat accusing Trump of taking his eye off the ball in this moment is laughable at best.

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Anyone Still Dumb Enough To Vote Democrat Is Betraying Their Country, Family And Friends

To be honest, with all of the crap the Democratic Party has done to the American people and President Trump, they should not be able to get one candidate through.

Americans Need To Include Term Limits For Elected Leaders

We need to change Congress Laws, so we have term limits, equal justice for Congress and Citizens, the same health benefit privileges if we are willing to pay and penalties for those that break their Constitutional oaths. We also need laws in place that can run for Congress. They must not be running under any agendas, not Constitutional, and must be a born USA Citizen. We have learned a lot, and only the best of us should be able to run for Congress!

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I will go even further. The Democrats, after all, are the party of malcontents, societal reprobates, underachievers and non-achievers, substance abusers, and people in other ways uncomfortable in their skins.

People who ARE comfortable in their skins and with a healthy level of self-respect with few exceptions don’t vote Democrat because the Democrat Party has absolutely NOTHING to offer them except a LOT of self-destructive attitudes and policies.

Pelosi And Democrats Are Blind Leading The Blind

Pelosi and her conga line of Democrats in the three houses, the House of Representatives, the Senate, and the Mainstream Press were all looking the other way, concentrating on impeachment, obstruction, trying to re-tie the ship of State back to the pier of malaise, or boring holes in the hull below the waterline, and even claiming the COVID-19 (coronavirus) was no big deal, but President Trump was just racist and xenophobic to do anything about it, including to refer to its origination hot spot!

Virtually every major city in the US is run by Democrats, which means run by corrupt incompetents. To keep their jobs, democrats have made the inhabitants of their cities as dependent upon handouts and graft as they can. That and importing illegal aliens they can use as additional illegal voters. Then combining the corruption with an ideology designed to make people act against all logic and reason while making themselves more powerful, they have hollowed out the strength of every city for themselves.

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New York is typical. Left on its own, as it would be, if the US were not in pandemic shutdown, de Blasio and his Democrats would quickly kill 10% of the city population. Remember into mid-March, about three weeks ago, the mayor and his people were promoting ignoring the virus. The people flooding hospitals today are the result, and every death is killing another Democrat. Of course, they will remain loyal Democrat voters.

PELOSI IS ABOUT ABOUT DESTROYING HER POLITICAL ENEMY

The answer to Pelosi lies with her daughter, who notably told us the truth about the evil, vindictive Democrat leader. She, in so many words, said to us that her mother would stop at nothing to destroy someone whom she perceived as an enemy of her political aspirations. In other words, the woman has no moral compass other than to get her way regardless of who or how many it hurts.

According to the Democrats, Trump didn’t do enough. He didn’t declare martial law and take over the entire healthcare sector. You know if Obama were in charge, that’s exactly what he would have done, just taken over everything! Who needs elections, communists just TAKE! Remember this every time you hear Trump didn’t do enough!

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Folks let’s pray that our president and his advisors have supernatural wisdom and insight in this situation, that he listens to voices that tell him the truth. Believe Dr. Anthony Fauci must go. Bind up the spirits of deception and confusion that are continually in the propaganda in the airwaves in Jesus’ name.

Although the New World Order may think this is a perfect storm for more power, God has a greater plan.

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Trump Whacks Democrats Latest Coronavirus Committee ‘Witch Hunt’

President Trump hammered House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for announcing a new coronavirus committee investigating his administration’s response to the pandemic.

“Here we go again,” the President said, echoing the sentiments of a vast swath of American voters.

“It’s witch hunt after witch hunt after witch hunt,” Trump continued. “It’s not any time for witch hunts.”

Damage To Our Country

The President pointed out that while Americans come together in trying to defeat the most consequential national disaster since 9/11, Democrats have used the suffering of people to score political points.

Pelosi announced the coronavirus committee on Thursday, noting they will investigate the management of the bailout package to help coronavirus victims and “all aspects of the federal response” to the pandemic.

“We have seen Americans unite with incredible selflessness and compassion,” Trump responded. “I want to remind everyone here in our nation’s capital, especially in Congress, that this is not the time for politics, endless partisan investigations.”

“They’ve [Democrats] already done extraordinary damage to our country in recent years,” he added.

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Schiff Show Part Two

Pelosi’s impeachment manager, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff also demanded a 9/11 commission-style investigation into the Trump administration’s handling of the pandemic.

“After Pearl Harbor and 9/11, we looked at what went wrong to learn from our mistakes,” Schiff tweeted. “Once we’ve recovered, we need a nonpartisan commission to review our response and how we can better prepare for the next pandemic.”

That’s right, the two lead clowns who bogged down an entire nation with impeachment dreams while the coronavirus was beginning to flourish are forming committees to figure out why the country wasn’t focused on anything else.

RELATED: Democrats Create Committee To Scrutinize Trump’s Response to Coronavirus

Focus on America

President Trump urged Democrats to instead come together and defeat the enemy instead of accidentally improving his poll numbers by acting like partisan hacks.

“It’s time to get this enemy defeated. Conducting these partisan investigations during a pandemic is a really big waste of vital resources, time, attention,” he commented.

“And we want to fight for American lives, not waste time and build up my poll numbers – because that’s all they’re doing, because everyone knows it’s ridiculous,” the President accurately explained.

Democrats aren’t interested in fighting for American lives. They’re only interested in saving their own political lives.

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Trump will definitely get credit if deaths exceed 100,000, but not the good kind

We warned America, and Democrats delivered an impeachment to underscore the seriousness of the matter: Donald Trump wasn’t fit to be president. Republicans didn’t care, because tax cuts and judges, and now here we are. 

Today, we’ll hit two Sept. 11ths’ worth of deaths, easily blowing by the 6,000 mark just two days after hitting a single 9/11. We’ve just about to reach a quarter-million cases, which is a whopping one-quarter of the total confirmed cases worldwide. By any measure, this is an abject disaster. Yet in a breathtaking display of goalpost moving, Trump said a couple of days ago, “[if] we have between 100 and 200,000 [deaths], we altogether have done a very good job.”

Yeah, nice try. 

Trump is in a politically perilous position, for sure. His inability to respond to the crisis—from dismantling the institutions designed to identify (CDC outpost in China) and respond to such a crisis (the pandemic preparedness task force and FEMA), to incompetent staff, to an utter inability to be forthright and truthful to the American people, to simply misplaced priorities (stock market > grandma)—our nation never stood a chance. 

Indeed, the only thing mitigating a death toll in the millions is the quick action of governors and local governments around the country. And even on that front, there was too much delay, particularly in Republican states, precisely because Trump was pretending things were okay to protect his donors’ stock portfolios. 

But let’s consider Trump’s new thesis: that as long as national deaths number below a quarter million, he will “have done a very good job.” Does he think that people will applaud him? 

Yesterday, 1,049 people died of the disease, and we’re nowhere near the peak. So every single day, we’ll be seeing 1,000, then 2,000, then a 9/11 (3,000 deaths), until who knows when. Every single day will see the kind of carnage we haven’t seen since World War II. 

Every day, people will have to face the death of someone they know, someone they love, someone they respect or admire. Artists, movie stars, athletes, politicians, religious leaders, musicians, business leaders, and so many grandmas. Their stories will be broadcast across all media, all of them a dagger in our hearts. 

And shock and sorrow will then give way to anger. It’s a stage of grief, after all. 

Conservatives will work overtime to deflect: It’s the fault of the Chinese! People die all the time (flu, car crashes, heart disease, insert random other cause of death), this is nothing special! It’s the fault of open sanctuary cities like New York!  No one could’ve predicted! And yet, the American people have already decided that they can’t and don’t trust trump. 

NEW POLL >> The credibility gap between Dr. Fauci and Trump on coronavirus is a stunning 65 POINTS. Cuomo is 25 points better than Trump. A majority of Americans distrust Trump to tell the truth about the virus. via @NavigatorSurvey pic.twitter.com/fMMQNQtGfL

— Ian Sams (@IanSams) April 2, 2020

Those numbers will only get worse. And those excuses might work in Fox News land, but that’s not where Trump needs to hold his numbers. Arkansas isn’t going to be competitive at any level this year. 

There are seven states that will decide the presidential election: Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Michigan, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin. All seven are on a razor’s edge. A shift of even a few points can take these states from “coin flip” to “lean Biden.” And already, we’re seeing the largest Democratic lead in Trump’s reelection numbers all year:

If you have seven states that are essentially 50-50 ties, then a one-point shift makes it 51-49. Two points, its 52-48. See? 

This is why Trump is freaking out. He can’t afford to bleed even marginal support, because every vote will matter. That’s why he’s trying to shift the goalposts. 

But there is no way in hell that people look at thousands dying every single day and give Trump any kind of credit. NONE. The toll on our nation is too great. The impact we’re suffering is so much worse than what other countries have experienced that it’s impossible to blame the fates. This may be an act of god, but the aftermath isn't. How we prepared isn’t. How we responded isn't. How we move forward isn’t. 

And we haven’t even discussed the economic devastation. 

NEW with @AlexNBCNews: Week of April 13 is earliest Americans will see direct deposit relief payments from the government; paper checks could take as long as 20 weeks -- nearly 5 months -- for some Americans

— Kasie Hunt (@kasie) April 2, 2020

Five months? The amounts being mailed out are already not enough. Just watch the Trump administration bungle this, too. Remember that 6.65 million workers filed unemployment claims last week, breaking the previous record by10 times. And with congressional Republicans ruling out further stimulus at this time (they’ll be forced to relent, eventually), the economic pain is only going to get worse. 

Presidents don’t get reelected when they bungle the economy. How are they supposed to do so when they also preside over a mass-death event ?

So no, Trump isn’t getting credit if we see hundreds of thousands of deaths. And if we ultimately do see those kinds of numbers play out, his reelection prospects will be around zero percent, and we’ll be talking about how much damage his entire party will face all the way down the ballot. 

Schiff Wants 9/11-Style Commission to Investigate Trump Administration’s Response to Coronavirus

Adam Schiff says he will introduce a bill to create a “nonpartisan” 9/11-style commission to study why America was “so unprepared” for the coronavirus pandemic.

Let’s repeat that.

The man who bogged down an entire nation with impeachment dreams while the coronavirus was beginning to flourish, is mobilizing the House Intelligence Committee, which he chairs, to figure out why the country wasn’t necessarily focused on the problem at hand.

Pearl Harbor, 9/11 … Coronavirus

Schiff shared an article from the Washington Post that cited his desire to begin an investigation once the crisis subsides.

“After Pearl Harbor and 9/11, we looked at what went wrong to learn from our mistakes,” Schiff (D-CA) tweeted. “Once we’ve recovered, we need a nonpartisan commission to review our response and how we can better prepare for the next pandemic.”

“I’m working on a bill to do that,” he added.

The Post article goes on to cite positive and negative actions taken by the Trump administration, leaving little doubt as to who Schiff is actually going after.

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Says Trump ‘Screwed Up’

Further proof that Schiff is focused not on “our mistakes” but the supposed mistakes made by President Trump himself are comments the impeachment manager made the night before.

In an appearance on MSNBC, Schiff said those blaming his impeachment sham for distracting the country were inadvertently admitting that “the administration screwed up this response.”

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blamed the highly partisan effort for distracting lawmakers when coronavirus was.

“It came up while we were tied down in the impeachment trial,” McConnell asserted. “And I think it diverted the attention of the government because everything every day was all about impeachment.”

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Schiff Is Full Of It

“Yeah, the president said something similar, which, you know, was an interesting acknowledgment that the administration screwed up this response,” Schiff claimed without evidence.

“The facts are quite clear that the president’s weeks long, maybe months-long delay in taking this seriously has had catastrophic consequences that we are only now beginning to see the scope of.”

The facts ARE quite clear.

While Schiff, Pelosi, and the Democrats were developing their impeachment arguments, President Trump would issue travel restrictions with China, establish the Coronavirus Task Force, and declare coronavirus a public health emergency.

If there is any investigation, it needs to encompass the resistance party’s lack of action or hindrance to those trying to take action.

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COVID-19 news: Trump gaslights America, police close down reopened Hobby Lobby stores

Donald Trump's delays in responding to the building wave of a COVID-19 pandemic have now created a "best case" scenario of between 100,000—240,000 American deaths, according to government experts. The result: A new push by Donald Trump to insist that he had never downplayed the virus, despite many weeks and videotaped speeches in which Trump did exactly that. Already supported by Mike Pence and other fawning officials, it will be the greatest test yet of the administration's gaslighting strategies—a new claim that the virus killing family members, neighbors and friends was being taken seriously all along, despite weeks of Fox News coverage directly showing, and arguing for, the opposite.

In today's other pandemic news:

• Disparities in federal supplies being granted to different states, with some Republican-held states receiving all or more than all of their requested orders while other states receive only a fraction of their orders, continue amid strong suggestions that Trump's obsessive need for praise and hostility towards criticism is playing an undue role in those decisions.

• New Trump administration guidelines tie the recently-passed $1200 pandemic relief checks to Americans to an IRS filing: If you don't file, you won't get it. This sets up a barrier to Social Security beneficiaries, disabled Americans with Supplemental Security Income, and veterans with pensions, who do not normally file returns because they have no taxable income.

• Despite the still-surging pandemic and the advice of health officials, the White House is still refusing to open up a new Obamacare enrollment period to allow uninsured Americans to shop for health insurance plans.

California's early, encompassing pandemic response measures have proven so far to have had dramatic success in slowing virus spread.

• Wisconsin's April 7 presidential primary and elections are still slated to take place on that date, despite demands that they be rescheduled—and the increasing likelihood of fiasco.

Police are closing down Hobby Lobby stores in shelter-in-place states and cities after the chain, owned by now-notorious malevolent God-botherers, reopened the locations in defiance of local orders.

• In yet another disclosure of prior pandemic preparedness efforts ignored, a National Security Council study predicted the scope of economic damage from a pandemic similar to the one that would soon afterwards appear.

• Three weeks ago Trump stood with the CEOs of Walmart, Target, Walgreens and other companies to announce nationwide testing centers hosted by the huge retailers. The total number of testing centers opened three weeks later: 5. Of 30,000 locations. And of the five, most offer testing "only to first responders and health care workers," not the general public.

• Trump continues to lie about testing efforts and testing delays.

• House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff has indicated he is drafting plans for a new 9/11-styled independent commission to investigate government preparedness failures leading up to the pandemic.

• Recent Republican claims that Trump's incompetent pandemic response was caused by the distraction of impeachment were leveled flat by Trump himself, who says "I don't think I would have done any better had I not been impeached."

• New disclosures show Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler continued her previously known stock trading into late February and early March, selling off shares of retail stores and purchasing shares of a company that makes medical protective gear of the sort now being rationed in hospitals nationwide. (Loeffler was publicly dismissive at the onset of the pandemic, but as senator was receiving pandemic briefings not available to the general public.)

House and Senate lawmakers are demanding Immigration and Customs Officials release detainees to reduce crowded conditions, and the possibility of a "severe health crisis", in immigration detention centers. "A decision to do nothing is a decision to do harm." Another federal judge on Tuesday ordered the release of ten detainees for whom the virus posed heightened risks.

• Journalists continue to reward Trump for his falsehoods and incompetent, exploitative behaviors.

• Google is now banning political ads on the COVID-19 pandemic. But it's still allowing Trump's own political messages to go through.

• Medical workers are being fired for speaking up about inadequate protective gear as hospital systems warn workers they are "not allowed to speak to the press."

28 University of Texas at Austin students who recently returned from spring break in Mexico have now tested positive for the virus. The students had returned to the United States on March 19.

• A Michigan man who purchased a gun to "protect himself" during the pandemic ended up in a Battle Creek hospital after shooting himself in the leg with his new weapon.

• Although New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo called the coronavirus "the great equalizer," unequal access to healthcare means that is likely not the case.

• Has China lied about their COVID-19 numbers? It's possible. But the "real" numbers are unlikely to be dramatically different from those reported.

• In new polling, 94% of American adults say they're practicing social distancing measures.

• Should we all be wearing masks in public, even if homemade versions? It still might be a good idea.

• Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden released a new video honoring the heroism of doctors, nurses and first responders during the pandemic.

• Coronavirus myths: No, you didn't "already have it in January."

Joe Scarborough Says Everyone Except Trump ‘Saw This Coming In Early January,’ But ‘Morning Joe’ Didn’t Mention It Until The 24th

On Wednesday, MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough said that everyone but President Donald Trump had seen the coronavirus pandemic coming at the beginning of the year.

‘Everybody saw this coming, everybody saw this coming in early January’ – Even Though Joe Scarborough Didn’t?

“Everybody saw this coming, everybody saw this coming in early January,” Scarborough claimed on his program “Morning Joe.”

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But there’s a big problem with his statement –  even Scarborough wasn’t talking about coronavirus in early January.

Trump 2020 Communications Director Matt Wolking tweeted, “Brazen lie from @JoeNBC. @Morning_Joe did not mention the coronavirus until Jan 24, when a guest said ‘we don’t need to be overly concerned yet in the U.S.’ and ‘Americans [should] take this as a wake up call for seasonal flu.’ Joe himself didn’t mention coronavirus until Feb 7.”

Coronavirus Wasn’t Even Mentioned on ‘Morning Joe’ Until January 24

Coronavirus was not mentioned on “Morning Joe” until January 24, when cohost Mika Brzezinski read a news report about China and the 26th death occurring in Wuhan.

There were just a few minutes of COVID-19 coverage that day, with most reporting and political conversations focusing almost entirely on President Trump’s impeachment trial.

Just ten days before this early report, the Chinese government along with the World Health Organization was still saying that the coronavirus was not transmissible from person to person.

Obviously we have since learned this isn’t true. We have also all learned together, whether Scarborough wants to admit it or not, pretending this was well known back in January.

Left-Leaning Journalist Glenn Greenwald Calls Joe Out

The Intercept journalist Glenn Greenwald took Joe to task, tweeting, “Look what a pathological liar @JoeNBC is. Today he said about the coronavirus pandemic in the US: “Everybody saw this coming in early January.” Number of @JoeNBC tweets in January by topic: Impeachment – 29 Election – 11 Sports – 7 Coronavirus – 0″

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Greenwald is right.

But Joe Scarborough’s purpose here isn’t to tell the truth, but to hurt the President. In that effort, any lie will do.

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Schiff drafting plans for 9/11-styled commission to investigate failed pandemic preparations

In an interview with Washington Post columnist David Ignatius, House Intelligence Committee chair Rep. Adam Schiff says that his staff is now working on a "discussion draft" for creating an independent commission to investigate the failures of the United States in preparing for the COVID-19 pandemic. The commission would be modeled after the 9/11 Commission, created to investigate the events leading up to the 2001 terrorist attacks on New York City and the Pentagon.

Schiff told Ignatius that that would be delayed "until the crisis has abated to ensure it does not interfere with" agencies' ongoing response efforts.

The most obvious concern, of course, is whether Trump and surrounding loyalists ignored warnings about the rapidly spreading virus due to Trump's obsession over his own self-interests. Ignatius reports that intelligence officials are already concerned that new acting Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell, a partisan Trump loyalist, is "trying to shape intelligence that might challenge or embarrass Trump."

If this is the case, and there is absolutely no reason to believe Grenell would not act in such a fashion, an investigation of administration actions cannot be delayed for long. The Trump administration has already been caught once engaging in criminal conduct intended solely to benefit Trump's own reelection, resulting in impeachment; there is no question that Trump's team, having been immunized from consequences for those acts by a similarly corrupt Republican-held Senate, may engage in more.

Obama Accuses Trump Of Denying Coronavirus Warnings, Ted Cruz Fires Back

Barack Obama took a not-so-veiled swipe at President Trump, accusing his administration of ‘denying’ warning signs of a pandemic.

The former President took the jab on social media, sharing an article that discussed the White House’s efforts to roll back Obama-era regulations on gas mileage and emissions.

“We’ve seen all too terribly the consequences of those who denied warnings of a pandemic. We can’t afford any more consequences of climate denial,” he wrote. “All of us, especially young people, have to demand better of our government at every level and vote this fall.”

Cruz Missile

Texas senator Ted Cruz responded by pointing out the obvious – that while President Trump was implementing travel restrictions to slow the pandemic, Nancy Pelosi and Obama’s former VP Joe Biden were fighting it.

“Bold: Obama calls for the overwhelming electoral defeat of Joe Biden [and] Nancy Pelosi, after they opposed [and] demagogued Trump’s China travel ban, which helped slow the coronavirus pandemic,” he wrote.

There is little doubt at this point that Trump’s actions did just that, with Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, pointing out repeatedly that the President’s actions slowed the spread and saved lives.

RELATED: Dr. Fauci: President Trump’s Travel Ban Is What May Save This Country From Becoming Italy

Biden and Pelosi

Cruz is right – it was Democrats like Biden and Pelosi who hammered the President for daring to implement travel restrictions to combat the pandemic or ignored his warnings.

“This is no time for Donald Trump’s record of hysteria xenophobia, hysterical xenophobia, and fear-mongering to lead the way instead of science,” Biden said on the day Trump announced the restrictions.

House Speaker Pelosi meanwhile, has been accused by President Trump of ignoring his attempts to tighten travel restrictions.

“All she did was focus on impeachment. She didn’t focus on anything having to do with pandemics,” he insisted.

She also must have missed when Trump addressed the coronavirus outbreak in his State of the Union speech, perhaps more focused on her staged protest – ripping up her copy – than on what he was actually saying.

RELATED: Susan Rice Accuses The US Of Race-Baiting After Pompeo Refers To ‘Wuhan Virus’

Takes Guts

It takes a tremendous amount of chutzpah for Obama to accuse Trump of denying the pandemic knowing full well his administration helped handcuff any actions he may have taken.

In 2009, the H1N1 swine flu pandemic triggered a massive deployment of respirators and masks, but the Obama administration never set about replenishing the stockpile, despite warnings from multiple experts.

Also that year, Obama scrapped the White House Health and Security Office, which worked on international health issues.

And a Fox News report, citing yearly budget requests, reveals “the Obama administration repeatedly sought to cut hundreds of millions of dollars in funding to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).”

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