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Trump's instinct for avoiding responsibility as coronavirus ravages the US could cost lives and his re-election

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

President Donald Trump has taken an anti-responsibility approach to the coronavirus pandemic.
In mid-March, Trump said he doesn't take "responsibility at all" for testing failures, and has continued to adopt this tone when challenged about the federal government's shortcomings in preparing for and responding to coronavirus.
Trump's approach could backfire spectacularly, as the number of infected Americans continues to rise with the death toll, and the economy continues to suffer from the restrictions put in place due to the pandemic.
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