Nancy Pelosi says she has no confidence in Deborah Birx over handling of pandemic squib

Senior scientist on taskforce defends administration but warns that widespread infections mark a ‘new phase’ for US

House speaker Nancy Pelosi escalated an attack on Dr Deborah Birx, a senior scientist on Donald Trump’s coronavirus taskforce, in television comments on Sunday as Birx defended the administration’s handling of the pandemic.

Pelosi, the top Democrat in Congress, was asked on ABC’s This Week whether she has confidence in Birx, a renowned public health expert who has frequently appeared alongside Trump in briefings on the virus.

Continue reading...
Continue reading on The Guardian...