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1/29/2020

CORONAVIRUS/TRUMP PEOPLE: “The lack of immune protection or an existing cure or vaccine would leave Americans defenseless in the case of a full-blown coronavirus outbreak on U.S. soil. This lack of protection elevates the risk of the coronavirus evolving into a full-blown pandemic, imperiling the lives of millions of Americans.”

-Peter Navarro, Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy, as quoted by Maggie Haberman, “Trade Adviser Warned White House in January of Risks of a Pandemic,” nytimes.com, Apr. 6, 2020

[Note: Peter Navarro, Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy, addressed memos of warning about the coronavirus to President Trump on January 29 and February 23, 2020. We were unable to find an official version of the documents aside from images of the memo published by Axios and reported on by the New York Times.]