White Home coronavirus process drive member Dr. Anthony Fauci stated he’s “completely not” shocked that President Trump contracted COVID-19.
Fauci, in an interview that aired Sunday night time on CBS’ “60 Minutes,” stated he got here to that evaluation after seeing the dearth of security measures in opposition to the bug on the Sept. 26 Rose Backyard ceremony saying Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court docket nomination.
“After I noticed that on TV, I stated, ‘Oh my goodness,’” Fauci recalled within the interview.
The infectious illness professional referred to as the occasion “a totally precarious scenario” with no social distancing and restricted mask-wearing.
“Nothing good can come out of that,” Fauci stated. “That’s received to be an issue — after which certain sufficient it turned out to be an excellent spreader occasion.”
It’s unclear the place the White Home outbreak started.
However a big variety of the Rose Backyard ceremony’s attendees — together with Trump, White Home Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany and former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie — later examined constructive for the coronavirus.