Anderson Cooper on Tuesday night tore into the Trump White House’s botched response to the coronavirus pandemic and declared the United States “a pariah state” following the European Union’s travel ban on people from America.
“The world leader for decades in the study of prevention for infectious disease, the biggest economy in the world, the only country to send people to the moon and we can’t even fly to Paris because Americans are now a health hazard,” the host of CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360°” said.
Cooper also examined the recent record uptick in confirmed cases of COVID-19, which has prompted some states to reintroduce lockdown measures, and called out President Donald Trump for repeatedly subverting the idea of wearing face masks aimed at slowing the spread of the virus.
Check out Cooper’s full monologue here:
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