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CBS News 29 Sep 2020

Trump defends his response to coronavirus pandemic


At the first presidential debate, Joe Biden slammed President Trump's response to the coronavirus pandemic, saying "he has no plan." Mr. Trump defended his decisions, touting his decision to restrict travel to China at the end of January, claiming it saved lives.

MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace details the points made by President-elect Biden as he calls on the mob in D.C. to "pull back" saying it wasn't a "protest" it was an "insurrection." Biden ended his remarks by calling on President Trump to call on his supporters to stand down. Aired on 01/06/2021.
The latest job numbers show the U.S. added 245,000 jobs in November as growth slowed because of the coronavirus pandemic. Diane Swonk, chief economist for Grant Thornton, joined CBSN with the latest on the economy.
Rep. James Clyburn, Chairman of the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, explains to Ali Velshi why the U.S. needs a 9/11-style commission to investigate the Trump administration's response to the pandemic: "We deserve to know exactly what happened and who made it happen." Aired on 12/21/2020.
"While America's response to the pandemic may not have been exemplary -- Lamar Alexander's leadership in the Senate's role has been superb."

Sen. Mitt Romney slammed the U.S. response to COVID-19 in sendoff remarks for retiring Sen. Lamar Alexander.

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