Coronavirus US live: Trump adviser hits back at Obama for criticism of administration’s Covid-19 response

Posted by on May 17, 2020 11:26 am
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4.14pm BST

Peter Navarro, a top economic adviser to Donald Trump, has criticized Barack Obama after the former president said the country was suffering from a vacuum of leadership on the coronavirus crisis.

“I’m glad Mr Obama has a new job as Joe Biden’s press secretary,” Navarro said on ABC News’ This Week. Biden, Obama’s former vice president, is running against Trump for president.

4.09pm BST

Good morning, US live blog readers, we’ll bring you all the US politics and coronavirus news here today and there is a lot going on in America this weekend, so stay tuned.

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