Mike Pence shouldn't lead the coronavirus taskforce. He can't be trusted | Lucky Tran

Putting Mike Pence in charge is proof that the White House wants to protect its political line, not protect Americans

To effectively contain an outbreak, government decisions must be based on saving lives, not scoring political points.

Last week, the White House announced that the vice-president, Mike Pence, will lead the coronavirus task force. The administration has been criticized for its handling of the epidemic, and the intent of this press conference was to show the world they are taking the situation seriously. It did the opposite.

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