New York’s Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Invoice de Blasio made an look on the 2020 Republican Nationwide Conference on Monday — in a video trashing their response to the coronavirus pandemic.
The clip featured distinguished Democrats, in the early days of the nation’s outbreak, downplaying the danger of the virus, which has since killed at the least 177,000 People.
“We don’t even assume it’s going to be as dangerous as in different nations,” Cuomo says in the footage.
In the meantime, Hizzoner is seen telling New Yorkers to “go about your lives, go about your small business” in the times earlier than the pandemic hit laborious in New York.
Home Speaker Rep. Nancy Pelosi additionally has a cameo.
“Every thing is ok right here. We do need to say to individuals, ‘come to Chinatown,’” the California lawmaker says.
The clip then cuts to footage of President Trump giving a salute in entrance of a number of American flags, as a voiceover declares: “One individual took decisive motion to avoid wasting lives.”
The video touts Trump’s actions to combat the outbreak, corresponding to proscribing journey from China and different COVID-19 hot-spots and signing the CARES Act, a $2.2 trillion financial stimulus invoice meant to supply aid amid the pandemic.
Nonetheless, the montage doesn’t embody a clip of Trump saying in January that the outbreak was “below management.”
“It’s one individual coming in from China. We now have it below management. It’s going to be simply high quality,” he stated on the time.