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Dr. Birx testifies about the US COVID-19 response

October 27, 2021

~ 3 minutes read

In testimony to the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis on October 12-13, Dr. Deborah Birx said tens of thousands of deaths could have been prevented if the Trump administration had implemented restrictions early in the pandemic.

Dr. Birx was the Trump administration’s coronavirus response coordinator.

What else is each side focusing on?
  • Trump ignored the pandemic and instead focused on his reelection.
  • If Trump had listened to advisors, he could have decreased deaths by 30-40%.
  • Dr. Birx didn’t speak out against Trump while part of the administration.
  • There were more COVID-19 deaths in 2021 than in 2020.
  • People continue to die of COVID-19.
  • Dr. Birx admitted that the NIH funded gain of function research at the Wuhan lab.
The Narrative

Because Trump neglected his duty, tens of thousands of people died.

Officials in his administration had the chance to prevent these needless deaths by speaking out while Trump was still in office, but chose not to.

More people have died from COVID under Biden and this story detracts from his failures. If the President is responsible for COVID deaths, Biden should be held accountable.

The NIH funded research developing the virus at the lab in Wuhan, making Dr. Fauci responsible for these deaths.

What else is the left focusing on?

  • Trump ignored the pandemic and instead focused on his reelection.
  • If Trump had listened to advisors, he could have decreased deaths by 30-40%.
  • Dr. Birx didn’t speak out against Trump while part of the administration.

The narrative: Because Trump neglected his duty, tens of thousands of people died.

Officials in his administration had the chance to prevent these needless deaths by speaking out while Trump was still in office, but chose not to.

What else is the right focusing on?

  • There were more COVID-19 deaths in 2021 than in 2020.
  • People continue to die of COVID-19.
  • Dr. Birx admitted that the NIH funded gain of function research at the Wuhan lab.

The narrative: More people have died from COVID under Biden and this story detracts from his failures. If the President is responsible for COVID deaths, Biden should be held accountable.

The NIH funded research developing the virus at the lab in Wuhan, making Dr. Fauci responsible for these deaths.

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