‘That’s just not true.’ GOP Gov. Hogan contradicts Trump claim that testing problems are fixed

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, a Republican, said Tuesday on NPR’s Morning Edition that President Donald Trump was incorrect in saying coronavirus testing problems had been resolved. “Yeah, that’s just not true. I mean I know that they’ve taken some steps to create new tests, but they’re not actually produced and distributed out to the states.” Hogan said, when host Rachel Martin asked him about Trump’s assertions. “No state has enough testing.” In a coronavirus task force briefing Monday, Trump said America’s coronavirus testing was better “than any country in the world.” “We have done more tests, by far, than any country in the world, by far. Our testing is also better than any country in the world,” Trump said on Monday. The president also said over a million Americans had been tested for the coronavirus, though on a per capita basis, the country lags behind other developed countries. Asked […]

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