Here’s what six months of Trump’s chaos has cost.

This piece was originally published in the July 21, 2020 edition of CAP Action’s daily newsletter, the Progress Report. Subscribe to the Progress Report here.

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“Find a way to get in the way.”

Congressman John Lewis

Yesterday marked six months since the first U.S. coronavirus case was confirmed.

For six months, we’ve seen Americans become sick and die as a pandemic spread rapidly.

For six months, a global public health crisis and Trump’s failed response to it have left millions unemployed and afraid of what might come when rent is due at the end of the month.

For nearly six months, we’ve seen the most closely watched man in America refuse to wear a mask despite warnings from public health experts that it reliably limits the spread of the virus.

And for six months, we’ve seen preventable deaths go unprevented — leaving more than 140,000 Americans dead as a result.

It didn’t have to be this way. Trump’s chaos has a deadly price.

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This piece was originally published in the July 21, 2020 edition of CAP Action’s daily newsletter, the Progress Report. Subscribe to the Progress Report here.

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