To assist those wanting a more simple accounting of how President Donald Trump's handling of the Covid-19 pandemic has only served to speed up the spread of the deadly virus, Public Citizen on Wednesday released a fresh list of a dozen specific ways the president's decisions and public pronouncements have done exactly that.

The consumer rights group noted that while the U.S. death toll readies to pass the 100,000 person threshold in the U.S., "the chaotic and incompetent response" of Trump—including his failure to prepare the nation for such a calamity in the first place to his repeated assault on scientific understanding and undermining the warnings of public health experts— has "fueled the spread of the coronavirus in the U.S. and beyond, causing tens of thousands of preventable deaths."

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