People Think Mnuchin Accidentally Said Trump Admin’s Most Honest Thing About COVID-19

People think Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin’s slip of the tongue on Friday could be the most honest thing ever said by someone in President Donald Trump’s administration.

During a telephone interview for CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” Mnuchin said, “We’re working on mass distribution of the virus.” He presumably meant to say the Trump White House was working on the mass distribution of a vaccine to combat the spread of COVID-19.

But folks on Twitter took it as a Freudian slip, seeing how Trump’s mishandling of the pandemic has allowed the coronavirus to ravage the country, killing more than 250,000 Americans to date and infecting nearly 12 million.

The outgoing president also ignored his own government’s advice on how to mitigate its spread and hosted multiple crowded campaign rallies attended by maskless supporters.


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