Fauci, in an interview that aired Sunday night on CBS’ “60 Minutes,” said he came to that assessment after seeing the lack of safety measures against the bug at the Sept. 26 Rose Garden ceremony announcing Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court nomination.
White House coronavirus task force member Dr. Anthony Fauci said he is “absolutely not” surprised that President Trump contracted COVID-19. “When I saw that on TV, I said, ‘Oh my goodness,’” Fauci recalled in the interview.
The infectious distancing and limited mask-wearing.
“Nothing good can come out of that,” Fauci said. “That’s got to be a problem — and then sure enough it turned disease expert called the event “a completely precarious situation” with no social
out to be a super spreader event.”
It’s unclear where the White House outbreak began.
But a significant number of the Rose Garden ceremony’s attendees including Trump, White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany and former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie later tested positive for the coronavirus.