President Introduces New COVID-19 Adviser

Scott Atlas joined in on roundtable discussion on getting children back to school.

President Trump hosted the “Kids First: Getting America’s Children Safely Back to School” event at the White House on Wednesday. He introduced his incoming COVID-19 adviser, Dr. Scott Atlas, who sat alongside the president, Vice President Pence, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, and families with school children.

Dr. Atlas, a senior fellow at the Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, is the latest addition to the White House’s coronavirus response team.

“We know that the risk of the disease is extremely low for children, even less than that of seasonal flu,” the doctor stated. “We know that the harms of locking out the children from school are enormous, and we also know, as we all would agree, that educating America’s children is right at the top of the list for our nation’s priorities.”

Vice President Pence echoed his sentiments.  “We believe that we can safely reopen our schools, we know that it’s best for our kids,” the vice president said. “We don’t want them to fall behind academically, but also we don’t want our kids to miss out on the counseling that they receive, special needs services, as well as the nutrition programs that are available just at our schools.”

President Trump said his administration will provide up to 125 million reusable masks to various school districts around the country and stands ready to deploy CDC teams to support schools that need help in safety and in order to safely reopen.

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For Dr. Scott Atlas as he joins the ranks of Drs. Fauci and Birx on the White House Coronavirus Task Force.
  • About the White House plans to see children get back to in-person classroom education.

Sources: One America News, Forbes


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