Former US President Barack Obama has criticized the way Donald Trump deals with the coronavirus disaster.
US former President Barack Obama was speaking for graduate college students by an online lecture and he said that pandemic had demonstrated that numerous officials “aren’t even pretending to be in charge”.
This is the second time in the last few days that Barack Obama has a response to Trump’s administration the way handling coronavirus disaster.
The conference call that leaked last week he declared it had been “an absolute chaotic disaster.”
The former president Barack Obama also gave an address to high school students that was hosted by National Basketball Association (NBA) star LeBron James and was part of a special program that featured various famous people including Megan Rapinoe, Jonas Brothers, Pharrell Williams, and education lobbyist Malala Yousafzai.
In his speech to graduates from a few dozen historically black schools and colleges, Former US President Mr. Barack Obama said the Covid-19 Outbreak has discovered failings in the nation’s leadership.
Also, former US President Barack Obama said, “More than anything this pandemic has fully, finally torn back the curtain on the idea that so many of the folks in charge know what they’re doing.”
Mr. Barack Obama added, “A lot of them aren’t even pretending to be in charge.”
- According to recent figures from Johns Hopkins University. Over the past 24 hours, 1,200 people have died due to coronavirus disaster in the US.
- The total number of deaths so far is nearly 89,000. This rate is the highest death rate among all other countries.
- Also, Mr. Barack Obama said, “A disease like this just spotlights the underlying inequalities and extra burdens that black communities have historically had to deal with in this country.”
- Former US President Barack Obama spoke at length about the effects of the pandemic having on black communities in the United States.
- African Americans make up a disproportionate amount of COVID-19 deaths and hospitalisations in the United States.
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