And their April 2020 comments haven’t aged well.
Fox News personality Sean Hannity boasts of “getting closer and closer to tackling this virus” in the montage titled “This Week in COVID History”.
Then-vice president Mike Pence said “there is light at the end of the tunnel.”
As was then President Donald Trump, who also said the US death toll from the crisis is likely to be “substantially” less than 100,000.
More than 560,000 Americans have now died from COVID-19.
“Well you know what they say, ‘hindsight is maddening’,” Kimmel commented after airing the cut. “Even though we have all this stuff on tape, with Trump saying COVID will be over by Easter, the light in the tunnel predicting fewer than 100,000 dead, there are people who still support him and think he has. does a great job, even to the point where it damages them personally.
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