In February, the first masks entered the White House on behalf of the National Security Council by particular order. It was activated early in the morning to resolve the emerging threat of the coming coronavirus. In their emergency response, some authorities advised CNN that they took personal steps to brace themselves for vital jobs.
Yet it wasn’t long before a sharp dictum came down that some NSC workers were ordered to wear masks rapidly returning to the west wing. Directorate of the administration from senior staff and lawyers stated that If you wore masks all over the West Wing, that was not a pleasant sight. The West Wing tried to cover it up by bringing a theory that they have to build trust. They have to make people think that there was absolutely nothing remaining to worry about. If everyone in the White House will start wearing masks, then the public will surely get panicked. The Directive created a schism on the White House’s complex, which eventually prevented it from controlling the spread of the new virus. Interviews with over a dozen current and previous administration officials demonstrate how the fissure has grown and expanded even as reported cases have begun to rise in the USA.
Either because they had no discourse or were in private talks with people in administration today, the government officials both called for anonymity. Yet they tell a consistent tale about how President Donald Trump’s obsession with the virus is trapped in White House’s attempts. In what may be the most politically activated health problem in the current Presidency, the tragedy has killed more than 200,000 Americans. The extreme divide currently consuming the world goes back to the first place of operation in the White House. One of the officials came forward and also said that the President took the virus seriously from the outset, as shown by his government’s first measures in January to protect the Americans. The Democrats and the media that, she said, were obsessing at that moment — in the partisan and unfailing trial for the prosecution.
Yet some central officials share the same tale and the problems it has created in responding to the pandemic right from the outset. From the beginning, the strategic advisors of the President spoke specifically regarding aesthetics. Almost since the pandemic started, they planned to shine as good a light as possible on the US outbreak rate by comparison to the China levels, where the virus was born and was already rapidly spreading. From a political perspective, the statistics count because they look better and remembered one previous official. Information about the virus emerged first in the President’s press conference on January 3, but the officials said he did not read the forum carefully. They said there was no urgent intervention.
In the light of concerns that the virus will spread beyond its roots, the US Centers for Disease Prevention and Control released Level 1 Travel Notices to Wuhan on January 6. On January 20, the first reported case of coronavirus in the United States was confirmed. Still, during the weeks leading up to the disclosure, Chinese administration watchers had paid careful attention to the developments and worried that preventive steps had to be taken to ensure that it was never sent to the United States, many officials said. But the presence of government officials in China was considered too critical by the White House to let questions about the virus stand in the way of a declaration of a significant move forward in Trump’s trade deal with China. Three people told CNN that none, before they arrived at the White House, of the Chinese delegates involved in the signing ceremony on January 15, nor did they think the issue of coronavirus was addressed by the delegation visiting them.
More than two hundred people, including cabinet members and US business executives, were welcomed to the White House that day for the signing. The demonstration started with a coronavirus. Crashed into the East Room, maskless people saw what was known as a historical deal, cheering up on the polling that might raise Trump in November. The day after, Trump thanked China’s President Xi Jinping for his attempts to suppress the virus – praise that became a virtual victory lap whenever the conditional trade agreement came to a close. In retrospect, however, some leaders thought that the case was too unpredictable. He said one former administration official briefed about the discussions that day, Trump put his office at risk, and the 200 American business leaders that day. The Chinese put us in danger by coming here. However, since the President does not wish to threaten his precious achievement in Step One, he never uses this line.
The Western Wing has its mind elsewhere, officials say. A day after the President’s White House trade ceremony, the Senate investigation trial began, and his political staff had also looked forward to his re-election. Any of them hoped to do so without unpredictable disasters all year round. Bob Woodward said during a meeting on January 28 that “this is the largest challenge to national security that you face during your administration” to the National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien in a recent book by Washington’s post journalist. The assassination of Quds Force Leader Quasem Soleimani has overwhelmed several staff members of the National Security Council by rising relations with Iran. But officials said they sensed the pressure steadily switched. Covid-19 has already made its way from China to the USA worldwide, confirming at least a half dozen cases by the end of this month.
In Mid-February, CNN heard about mask-wearing efficacy and that Pottinger submitted a COVID distribution list featuring O’Brien. Also, weeks before the CDC and other governing bodies decided to claim that the public must do so, he called for clarification. Because of their familiarity with COVID and earlier epidemics, he was motivated by South Korea and Japan’s skills and the strong connexion between the premature wear of masks and virus prevention. A senior administration official said Pottinger specifically asked US allies to help provide White House personnel with personal protective equipment.
With over 15 years as a practicing journalist, Nikki Attkisson found herself at Powdersville Post now after working at several other publications. She is an award-winning journalist with an entrepreneurial spirit and worked as a journalist covering technology, innovation, environmental issues, politics, health etc. Nikki Attkisson has also worked on product development, content strategy, and editorial management for numerous media companies. She began her career at local news stations and worked as a reporter in national newspapers.