President Donald Trump said Friday he doesn’t “take responsibility” for a shortage of adequate coronavirus tests, before swiping at the Obama administration’s response to the swine flu back in 2009.
NBC’s Kristen Welker brought up the lag in testing, asking the president, “Do you take responsibility for that? And can you guarantee that every single American who needs a test will be able to have a test? What’s the date of that?”
“I don’t take responsibility at all,” Trump said. “Because we were given a set of circumstances and we were given rules, regulations and specifications from a different time. Wasn’t meant for this kind of an event with the kind of numbers that we’re talking about. And what we