Former Obama National Security Adviser Susan Rice ridiculed White House advisor and President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, for his bizarre victory lap on Fox & Friends where he boasted of the federal response to the coronavirus pandemic even as the national death toll passed the 60,000 mark.
Speaking with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer, Rice offered a derisive, scathing review of Kushner’s sunny self-assessment.
“It’s ridiculous,” Rice said. “And it would be laughable if it weren’t so deadly serious. I don’t know how anybody with a straight face can call this a great success and declare this a mission accomplished moment when more than 60,000 Americans are dead, when more than a million are infected.”
Surpassing the 60,000 death toll on Wednesday was a particularly grim milestone, as a revised