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Monday, December 09, 2019

Then-President Donald Trump speaks to the press at the White House on Nov. 20, 2020

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Former President Donald Trump committed three key “deadly sins” during the coronavirus pandemic, a former top White House adviser said on Sunday. Denying the COVID-19 threat, stifling dissent and encouraging divisiveness among Americans all were missteps by the nation’s 45th commander-in-chief, said Andy Slavitt, who served on the White House’s COVID response team during the Trump administration and through the start of President Biden’s term. “We would have had a pandemic without the Trump administration. But there were three ... deadly sins that the Trump administration made that played out,...

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