Politico: Trump puts Pence in charge of coronavirus response
Trump cited Pence’s experience as governor of Indiana as qualifying him to spearhead the growing threat of the global outbreak.
Donald Trump is being heavily criticized for giving the Vice President this task. No health epidemic experts were available?
When Mike Pence was governor of Indiana, his public health record was so stellar that his state policy led directly to a large HIV outbreak.
— Chris Hayes (@chrislhayes) February 26, 2020