Biden ‘nothing we can do’ comment on coronavirus contrasts with campaign optimism
President Biden's lament Friday that there is "nothing we can do" to alter the trajectory of the coronavirus pandemic stood in contrast to previous declarations that he would defeat COVID-19.
During the campaign, Biden exuded greater optimism about his ability to tackle the problem, releasing a "seven-point plan" to "beat COVID-19" and promising "decisive public health and economic steps necessary to get the virus under control."
In November, Biden said he was going to "shut down" coronavirus once in office. "I am not going to shut down the economy, period....