The Daily Beast reports:
It’s been more than six months since Donald Trump left office and, despite pleas from multiple friends and advisers, the former president has kept refusing to mount anything resembling a real effort to get his supporters vaccinated.
According to four people who’ve independently spoken to Trump about a potential pro-vaccine campaign, the former president has shown little interest in tying his name to broader efforts to get people inoculated.
When asked why Trump hadn’t done more on vaccines, Stephen Moore—who previously advised Trump on economic and coronavirus-related policy—said he didn’t have a “good answer for that.”
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This says it all.
Trump doesn’t want to “piss off his base,” and has simply said he doesn’t feel he needs to do any “favors” to Biden by urging his followers to get vaccinated.
In brief, as long as Joe is POTUS, it’s useful that more people die. https://t.co/nFw5aLlxHV
— Hussein Ibish (@Ibishblog) August 12, 2021