Mike Pence

Birx: With Pence Approval I Went to Local Media to Contradict Trump on COVID

Former White House coronavirus response task force coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx said on MSNBC’s “Katy Tur Reports” that during the early days of the COVID pandemic, with the approval of then-Vice President Mike Pence, she went to local media all across America to say the exact opposite of the information citizens were getting from then-President Donald Trump.

Ambassador Deborah Birx, White House Coronavirus Task Force Response Coordinator, answers questions during a virtual Fox News Town Hall Tuesday, March 24, 2020, in the Rose Garden of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)