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Ex-Pence aide blasts Trump over Covid response, says she'll vote for Biden

1 month ago   |   By Politico

In an ad released on Thursday, a former senior adviser on the White House coronavirus task force lambasted President Donald Trump as a stonewalling, capricious leader with more concern for his reelection than the pandemic, and said she would be voting for his Democratic rival, Joe Biden, in November.
Olivia Troye, who worked as an adviser on counterterrorism and homeland security to Vice President Mike Pence before leaving the administration in August, appeared in an ad in which she shared damning anecdotes that portrayed Trump as a debilitating actor in the administration's efforts to...
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Former Pence aide who helped organize White House coronavirus response backs Biden

Former Pence aide who helped organize White House coronavirus response backs Biden

1 month ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - A former White House aide who helped coordinate the Trump administration's response to the coronavirus pandemic sharply criticized President Donald Trump in a video released on Thursday and said she planned to vote for Democrat Joe Biden.
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Former top Pence aide says White House officials wanted to get rid of the coronavirus task force as the pandemic raged in April

Former top Pence aide says White House officials wanted to get rid of the coronavirus task force as the pandemic raged in April

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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Olivia Troye, Vice President's former top aide on the coronavirus task force, told The Washington Post in an interview published Thursday that some senior White House aides wanted to "wind down" the task force at the end of April, even as COVID-19 was surging across the country.
"In the middle of a pandemic, how could you do that?" she said.
In early May, President Donald Trump announced that he would wind down the coronavirus task force before abruptly reversing course and declaring the task force would "continue on indefinitely with its focus on SAFETY & OPENING UP...
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