Biden Flips On Coronavirus: ‘There’s Nothing We Can Do To Change The Trajectory Of The Pandemic In The Next Several Months’

Democratic President Joe Biden appeared to have backtracked on his campaign promise to end the coronavirus pandemic by admitting that “there was nothing” his administration could do to “change the trajectory of the pandemic over the next several months.”

Biden made the remark after earlier repeatedly lambasting former president Donald Trump and insisting the “urgency” to end the devastating losses brought by the pandemic. On the campaign trail, the new president would also often talk about “crushing the virus because we have an actual plan” to end the pandemic.

The mainstream media has been reporting that the Democratic chief executive is implementing a “full-scale wartime effort” to combat the pandemic with a slew of executive orders on his first few days in office directed at the coronavirus —  while again, criticizing the former administration for allegedly leaving the Biden admin  a “nonexistent” COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan.

As such, President Biden and his team “must start from scratch” in terms of addressing the pandemic, the media said.

“If we fail to act there will be a wave of evictions and foreclosures in the coming months as this pandemic rages on because there’s nothing we can do to change the trajectory of the pandemic in the next several months,” Biden said.

“So look, this would overwhelm emergency shelters and increase COVID-19 infections as people have nowhere to go and can’t socially distance. The American Rescue Plan asks Congress to provide rental assistance for millions of hard hit families and tenants.”

“A lot of America is hurting, the virus is surging,” the Democratic president added. “We’re 400,000 dead, expected to reach well over 600,000. Families are going hungry. People are at risk of being evicted. Job losses are mounting again. We need to act.”

Critics blast Biden, however, for also coming into office “without a plan” and blaming the former Trump administration for not leaving them with a blueprint to address the coronavirus pandemic.

“Haven’t we been told for months that restrictions and mandates were necessary to change the trajectory of the pandemic in the next several months?” former congressman Justin Amash wrote.

CNN commentator Scott Jennings commented how this statement might seem odd for someone who promised to solve the country’s coronavirus problems.

“His entire campaign was that he had the plan to end the pandemic,” he wrote.

Heritage Communications Director John Cooper wrote: “The backpedal is so sad. Can’t believe anyone bought his bluff on this.”

Political commentator Stephen Miller also blasted Biden.

“This is a sudden and pretty extraordinary quote from the guy who is pretty much only in office for promising to do exactly that,” he said.

“Then why do you want us to wear masks for 100 days?” The Daily Wire’s Matt Walsh said referring to his earlier order requiring Americans to mask up on federal property and on travel.

Physician and political commentator Pradheep Shanker also criticized Biden’s latest remark.

“Wait… Now that he’s president… THERE IS NOTHING WE CAN DO? That is exactly opposite of the Democrat messaging for the last year, right??? SMDH,” he fumed.

Radio host Chad Hasty wrote a sarcastic reaction to the Democratic President: “Well thank God we elected the guy who had a plan to crush the virus. A few days into the job and he’s giving people little hope while damaging the economy. But hey, at least he isn’t mean on Twitter.”

“Wait a second, Trump is personally responsible but Biden can just toss his hands up and say, ‘nothing we can do’?” radio host Dale Jackson wrote.


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