Ex-GOP House Member: Donald Trump's 'Cake Has Been Baked' On Coronavirus

Written by on July 24, 2020

Former GOP Home member Charlie Dent on Thursday forged doubt on President Donald Trump’s skill to reverse plunging public opinion on his administration’s disastrous dealing with of the coronavirus pandemic forward of the 2020 election.

Trump’s “cake has been baked on the pandemic and its response,” ex-Rep. Charlie Dent (R-Pa.) advised CNN’s Alisyn Camerota on “New Day.”

“I don’t suppose there’s a lot he can do to enhance it proper now,” added Dent, who has often criticized Trump.

Trump constantly downplayed the general public well being disaster and prematurely pushed companies and faculties to reopen. A number of states are actually seeing document every day new infections. The president lastly acknowledged this week that the pandemic is getting worse. 

Dent, a reasonable who stop Congress in 2018, additionally questioned Trump’s technique of making an attempt to color himself as a “legislation and order” president by deploying militarized federal brokers to cities, together with Portland, Oregon, the place they’ve been unlawfully assaulting folks concerned in protests that unfold nationwide after the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

“This legislation and order stuff that he’s speaking about proper now, sending in federal brokers into cities, , with out the consent of the state and native officers could be very problematic,” Dent mentioned. “It must be completed collaboratively.”

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