The first American Coronavirus patient was confirmed on January 20th. What happened afterward, regarding the response of Trump and his government, is the subject of a major job of investigative reporting by a team of the best the New York Times has to offer. This morning’s Morning Joe program on MSNBC spent the entirety of its 90-minutes covering the Trump reactions and the approximately 70-days before Trump decided the pandemic was real and demand something from him other than simply calling it a Democratic hoax.
Following is a video segment from today’s MJ show. There is another segment of video in which Joe Scarboro outlines more specifically the steps leading up to where we are today. If I find it I’ll do a revision and include it.