House Majority Whip: Trump’s Coronavirus Incompetence Is Tanking The Global Economy

By now, it is no secret that the Trump Administration has completely bungled the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, otherwise known as coronavirus.

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It is not just the physical health of the nation and world’s people that is at risk, either. It is the global economy, and House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-Sout Carolina) is not afraid to say so out loud.

During an interview with AURN Bureau Chief April Ryan, Rep. Clyburn lit into Team Trump’s bumbling way of handling things:

“I had no problems getting a seat on a plane simply because the airline travel is down, way down, and that’s not all that’s down. Restaurants are down. The economy could very well be teetering on a collapse.”

“This is the most incompetent group of people I’ve ever seen try to run anything. Coming to Congress in 1992, this is my first elected office, but I’ve been running things all my life. I ran a county agency. I ran regional agencies. I ran a state agency, and I served on the governor’s staff for four years, and I tell you, I have never have seen anything like this in my life. Just a bunch of ragtag people put together who’ve got no idea what it is to manage issues or to manage people. It’s just the most incredible thing in the world.”

We can all rest assured that Majority Whip Clyburn did not mean “incredible” in a good way, either. He is warning the nation and the world that if this thing does not get turned around fast, we will all be in more trouble than we already are.

This is the sort of thing everyone feared if an incompetent buffoon like Trump became leader of the free world, and now it has come to pass.

World, we are in trouble. If this pandemic does not wipe us all out, we are sure to be left with quite the pile of ruins to clean up afterward.

Listen to the Majority Whip Clyburn’s remarks below, via April Ryan’s Twitter:

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