CNN’s Brianna Keilar and White House National Trade Council Director Peter Navarro held an intense, lengthy clash on whether the Trump administration was actually prepared to deal with the coronavirus.
Navarro gave an interview to Keilar on Thursday, where the discussion started with stories from health officials around the country who say COVID 19 is overwhelming their hospitals and draining them of essential resources. When Keilar asked why the government hasn’t done more to coordinate supplies and compel emergency production, Navarro rejected the premise to defend the government’s work with crucial organizations to mobilize shipments to outbreak hotspots.
“So there will be pictures of people that you’re citing or whatever with garbage bags, whatever,” Navarro said. “That’s going to