President Donald Trump made one other sequence of false, misleading or uncertain claims. At Wednesday coronavirus briefing that began with an off-topic dialogue of his administration’s efforts to fight drug trafficking.
Trump again said that “nobody” could have foreseen a pandemic crisis leading to a shortage of ventilators. For which there were numerous warnings. He predicted that the virus would no longer be a concern after about a month. A timeline at odds with assessments of experts. And he implied some states are basically fine when it comes to the coronavirus.