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Really? White House science office takes credit for ‘ending’ pandemic as infections mount

Really? White House science office takes credit for ‘ending’ pandemic as infections mount

WH takes credit for 'endin' pandemic

The White House’s science policy  office on Tuesday ranked “ending the Covid-19 pandemic” atop the list of  President Donald Trump’s top first-term accomplishments, even as the  country registers record amounts of infections and hospitals fill up  again.

The list, included in a press release from the Office of Science and Technology Policy credits the  administration for taking “decisive actions to engage scientists and  health professionals in academia, industry, and government to  understand, treat, and defeat the disease.”

It’s the latest inaccurate claim from the administration on the severity  of the pandemic, which Trump has downplayed throughout his reelection  campaign, and as Vice President Mike Pence’s office is dealing with an outbreak.  Trump, who insists the country is “rounding the turn” on the  coronavirus, continues to hold packed campaign rallies and attacks the  news media for focusing on surging infections.

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