April 9, 2020

7 Things Biden Called For That Trump Already Did To Combat Coronavirus

By Ryan Saavedra
INDIANOLA, IA - JANUARY 18 : Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden greets supporters after speaking at a campaign stop at Simpson College on Saturday, Jan 18, 2020 in Indianola, IA.
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Democrat presidential candidate Joe Biden has been highly critical of President Donald Trump’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. As the president leads the United States through the most serious pandemic to hit the world in the last 100 years, Biden has launched often incoherent attacks on the president’s response, including frequently calling on him to do exactly what he has already done.

Below are 7 things that Biden called on Trump to do that Trump already did:

1. Biden called for coronavirus tests to be free 9 days after Trump signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act:

2. Biden called for coronavirus testing to be available nationwide 12 days after Trump announced that testing was available in all 50 states:

3. Biden called for “cooperation” between the federal government and the states after numerous Democrat governors praised Trump for his work with them:

4. Biden announced support for barring entry into the U.S. for individuals who had been to China 2 months after Trump announced a travel ban on China:

5. Biden called for a CDC team to go into China 50 days after the Trump administration took action:

6. Biden claimed that he called for the Defense Production Act to be used “before anyone,” which came shortly after Trump announced plans to use it:

Law & Crime reported on March 18 that “political commentators and journalists noted, this Biden demand was released after President Trump had already announced that he was invoking the DPA.

7. Biden called for someone to be put in charge of handling the coronavirus response 5 weeks after Trump tapped Vice President Mike Pence to lead the White House Coronavirus Task Force: