“we have to choose hope over fear, unity over division and, maybe most importantly, truth over lies”

Pence: ‘“I think honestly, if you look at the trends today, that I think by Memorial Day weekend we will have this coronavirus epidemic behind us.”‘

BECAUSE HAPPY TALK!

Pence trial-balloons saying the epidemic is behind us, because the wh (especially Kushner) still believe in a June 2020 drop in deaths despite the oncoming 100,000 death toll.

….Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, tweeted that all of the forecasting models tracked by the CDC now predict that US deaths will exceed 100,000 by June 1.

But Trump has continued his unrelenting push for states to open their economies. During a Rose Garden event this week where he reiterated his hope that a coronavirus vaccine could be ready by the end of this year — a goal many medical experts view as highly optimistic — Trump declared that “vaccine or no vaccine, we’re back.”
Robert R. Redfield  @CDCDirector CDC tracks 12 different forecasting models of possible #COVID19 deaths in the US. As of May 11, all forecast an increase in deaths in the coming weeks and a cumulative total exceeding 100,000 by June 1. See national & state forecasts https://t.co/PI1AtLCCmt