On Monday, the CNN anchor defined how Trump has just about abdicated all duty for tackling the pandemic following his election defeat to President-elect Joe Biden.
The outgoing president has as a substitute centered on making an attempt to overturn the results of the vote, baselessly citing alleged mass voter fraud.
Cooper recalled, on the 79th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor assault, how Trump known as himself a “war-time president” a “long time ago” within the pandemic when he “wanted to be seen as commander-in-chief, leading the effort” to enchantment to voters.
“Now, the president doesn’t seem concerned about being a war-time commander. If anything he seems like a deserter. He’s absent,” he added. “The American people have given him leave, voting him out of the ballot box, but he still has some weeks left. He has chosen to go AWOL.”
Check out Cooper’s full monologue right here: