US President Donald Trump participates in a coronavirus briefing with health insurers in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, March 10, 2020 [File: Leah Millis/Reuters]
Accusations of sexual assault, the public outcry surrounding the separation of migrant children from their parents, impeachment – it seems that President Donald Trump can weather any controversy.
That is, until now. Trump’s declaration of a national emergency, so late, shows a president with little idea of how to handle a crisis of epic proportions.
His administration’s inadequate response to the coronavirus outbreak is painfully clear. Trump himself had taken a seemingly cavalier attitude – stating he was “not concerned” after Brazilian government aide, Fabio Wajngarten reportedly tested positive this week for coronavirus. The US