Guess What? There’s No Federal Answer to Covid, after All | National Review

Guess What? There’s No Federal Answer to Covid, after All | National Review


President Biden meets with his Supply Chain Disruptions Task Force in Washington, D.C., December 22, 2021. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)

For a solid year, Democrats and the media hit the Trump administration for not having a national plan to address Covid, when, in truth, the administration simply realized that there was no way possible — logistically or in terms of local knowledge, among other things — for the federal government to supplant the public-health role of the states.

But here was Ron Klain:

And Biden himself:

Now that Biden is in the White House as cases rapidly increase again, he’s downplaying what the feds can do and talking about the centrality of the states:

He’s right about that, of course; it just runs counter to one of the most constant and vociferous lines of attack against his predecessor.





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