White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany answers question from the media (May 15)
White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany provides a May 15, 2020, update on the coronavirus and other issues.
a few moments there to eat, so our delay was hopefully useful and helpful to you guys. I have an announcement on the Trump administration's unwavering support for our farmers. Today. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and senior adviser Ivanka Trump announced the launch of the Farmers to Families Food Box Program. This is a $3 billion program to support farmers and provide food to our most vulnerable communities. Senior adviser Ivanka Trump and Secretary Perdue Perdue are doing very good work now. I would like to focus on the Trump administration's unprecedented Corona virus response. Some have erroneously suggested that the Trump administration throughout the pandemic response playbook left by the Obama Biden administration. What the critics failed to note, however, is that this thin packet of paper was replaced by two detailed, robust pandemic response reports commissioned by the Trump administration. So we exchange this one, which I will hand over to my assistant Wendy for these two pandemic response plans in 2018. The Trump Administration issued are Pandemic Crisis Action Plan, one of the binders that I just handed toe Lindy Ah further from August 13th to the 16th the Trump Administration conducted the Crimson contagion. 2019 functional exercise. This was a pandemic stimulation. To test the nation's ability to respond to a large scale outbreak in January of 2020 HHS issued the Crimson Contagion 2019 functional exercise after Action report. That was one of the additional documents that I just handed over. This exercise expounded upon exposed. Rather, the shortcomings and legacy planning documents, which informed President Trump's Corona virus response beginning as early as January. And those, uh, legacy planning documents. Shortcomings were, in fact, the papers that I just handed over that were provided to us by the Obama Biden administration. For example, President Trump's Crimson after action report highlighted that the Obama era policy directive from November 2016 quote and I'm quoting from the document does not provide the requisite requisite mechanisms or processes to effectively lead the coordination of the federal government's response. Instead, President Trump established the White House Corona Virus Task Force and put vice President Pence in charge of the inter agency response Thes were effective decisions, and they undoubtedly enhanced our response to the Corona virus. Furthermore, what Crimson contagion taught us is that President Trump was right all along about misguided economic and trade policies that left Americans vulnerable to pandemics in June 2016. So many, many years ago, then businessman Donald Trump said This quote America became the world's dominant economy by becoming the world's dominant producer. I have visited cities and towns across this country where 1/3 or even half of manufacturing jobs have been wiped out in the last 20 years. Today we import nearly 800 billion Maurin goods than we export. This is not some natural disaster. It is politician made disaster. Ah, that was then Candidate Trump, who has now implemented those policies as president. Trump, in this forward thinking vision, contrasted with that of President Obama, who said Quote, Trump just says, Well, I'm going to negotiate a better deal. Well, what's how exactly are you going to negotiate that? What magic wand do you have? That magic wand was ripping up the transpacific partnership. It was ripping up NAFTA. It was replacing it with the US Mexico Canada agreement, a great deal for automakers in our farmers. Ah, and it was ending China's predatory trade policies in negotiating a historic Phase one China deal. That is what this president has done yesterday, President Trump went toe Allentown, Pennsylvania, and visited Owens and Minor Inc This was a clear example of domestic manufacturing at work. You saw this administration taking action to restructure and secure our stockpile of medical supplies. President Trump released a plan to restructure the strategic National stockpile yesterday and he signed an executive order providing the authority to ensure America is producing critical goods necessary to build up our strategic stockpiles. The president's trip was an example of what he's been saying all along that America must manufacture that America must produce here in our interior. Additionally, the president launched Project Air Bridge to bring supplies from all over the world to support America's front line health care workers. The administration partnered with the private sector to secure donations and production of PPE and other medical supplies, and President Trump effectively leveraged the Defense Production Act, otherwise known as the DP A. To mobilize our country to manufacture and secure massive amounts of PPE and ventilators Through Project Air Bridge two dates, more than 1.4 million in 95 respirators have been delivered as well as 9921 million glove 17.1 million surgical gowns and more the trump playbook in the whole of America. Response to this pandemic has far exceeded, with this administration inherited and finally, President Trump took action before the pandemic to anticipate in game plan such scenarios, President Trump streamline the National Security Council in 2018 by creating a counter proliferation and bio defense directorate. This director of combined in SC experts focused on biological threats under a single and more senior leader and did away with a confusing organizational chart that required some experts to report to two bosses simultaneously. In short, the NSC retained the same number of experts, focused on biological threats that the Obama administration had but home them in and focused them MAWR and house them in a more coherent structure and with a more senior leader. I'd also note that this directorate, which exists today, is the same office that critics allege to this day that President Trump eliminated. I hope in your reporting you are now able to debunk this claim. Recognizing the seriousness of biological threats, President Trump released a series of strategic documents to transform our preparedness for biological incidents, including pandemics. In September of 2018 president Trump released the national biodefense strategy In May of 2019 he released the global health security strategy, and in September of 2019 he signed an EO to modernize influenza vaccines. His leadership is evidence in the early days of this pandemic and in the preparation before that and these out actions I've outlined today. These plans, I noted, helped us as we have approached what it was an unprecedented crisis. It helped us to deploy our resource is and to deliver what I believe is one of the best responses we've seen in this country's history. And with that, I'll take questions. John talked about Crimson contagion back in August of that exercise suggests that early and extensive testing would be critical in response to any pandemic. I'm not aware of exactly what it revealed with regard to testing. What it basically did was say to us Look. Some of the previous iterations of plans have put HHS in the lead. HHS, of course, plays a critical role in our response, but one of the things that was identified as you need a a whole of government response that's orchestrated from the highest levels, and for us what that meant in real time. Was President Trump immediately saying Hey, we need a task force. We need the vice president leading this. We need the White House at the helm, coordinating agencies and that valuable piece of advice that we garnered from from from the exercise was able to be deployed in real time. It was a valuable exercise that we did in August 2019 and going forward. Will early and extensive testing now be among the recommendations that have put into any future? So we don't We have not outlined a future plan just yet. We're still operating off of the one that was issued fairly recently in January of 2020. I think it's safe to say that, you know, we've learned a lot as we move forward and navigated this pandemic than navigated the deploying of more than 90 million and 95 respirators, a 1,000,000,000 gloves on this really historic response. I think we've learned that working with the private sector has been very effective. We have an incredible, innovative private sector in this country and have a business man at the helm and President Trump, who was able to coordinate that was very effective and I think will become the playbook for dealing with future pandemics. Caitlin. So you replace the Obama playbook with these two you've developed? Is it in there that testing needs to be in to increase as soon as this is happening? And what about personal protective equipment? Well, personal protective equipment is very important. And I'm proud of what this administration has done. And I'm very glad that you asked about that, because I have some supply numbers for you today. Um, I actually short changed us a little bit there. 92.7 million in 95 Mass. 133.7 million surgical masks, 22.4 million surgical gowns, 10.5 million face shields in almost one billion gloves. And as you saw it, Owens and Minor. Our domestic manufacturing has been deployed in this country in a way it never has been before, since at least World War Two on will become the future playbook. I believe for future administrations and navigating a pandemic response, Does it say no playbook? That personal protective of your should be increased? The production of it as soon as a pandemic is underway. As with Corona virus. What? What it says is this that Look, we need personal protective equipment. And what did this administration dio we gave it? The Obama playbook is on line. One of these, I believe, is public. One is public, so you can look through that online. But what we've done is remarkable. And that is exactly what you just asked me. Does it say we need more peopIe? What? We've delivered historic numbers of PPE one billion gloves will continue to do that will continue to fill the stockpile. We're ready for the fall on This administration has acted in a way that I don't believe certainly based on what I read in the Obama playbook would have able to have deployed with. This administration has done Jeff. So I'm asking that because it seemed to take so long to get more mask and swaps and whatnot, which they're still dealing with Now the other question is on a brick Bright. The president said yesterday that he probably should not be working in federal government anymore, but he is now expected to start his new job next week. Does the president still welcome him starting that new position. And can you clarify exactly what that job is? Well, it's interesting to ask about whether Rick Bright should start in a position because Rick Bright hasn't showed up for a position. He was transferred to lead a bold new $1 billion testing program. He's not yet shown up for work. He takes a $285,000 salary that's extraordinary for a federal government salary. Um, and he is still on taxpayer funded medical leave so he can work with partisan attorneys to maligned this president. So, Mr Bright, some he should perhaps show up for the job that he currently has. Jeff President Trump choose not to wear a face mask? Does he think it sends the wrong message? That's his choice, you know. He's tested each and every day. Those of us around him, I'm in the Oval Office. I I wear face mask on around him to protect him. He's very protected. He test negative daily. That's his personal choice, and I would know it is consistent with CDC guidelines, which say they recommend. But it's the personal choice of the individual example for the American people. Dr. Burke's doctor found today. They're both tested routinely, but they both had their face mask on. I think he did set an example. He said an example when he said to the West Wing, I want all of you wearing face masks in here. And he noted that I believe it was two days ago, and that is over above and beyond what CDC guidelines say. But all of our staffers are wearing Face Max, and that was at the direction of the president. That's a pretty good example. Yes, I think so. I ask you about the FDA got in on the tests, but firstly, you talk about all of this preparation that the Trump administration. But then how come on January 2020 stockpile was as low as it waas on supplies? Yeah, it's a really good question. It's a really important question. Perhaps I should redirect your question to President Obama, who left the stockpile and see him, and there was a U. S Day today. Fact check of that he left the cupboards bears, the president noted, and USA Today said there is no indication that the Obama administration took significant steps to replenish this supply of a 95 mass in the Strategic National Stockpile after it was depleted from repeated crises. So at the H one n one, it was full at the end of H one n one. It was empty, and President Obama left it empty and took President Trump to refill it. National defense strategy came out in September 2018 on the President has been now office for over three years. Yeah, well, we re filled that stockpile. We got the in 95 mass out ventilators. Another good example. Not a single American died for lack of a ventilator. 100,000 ventilators in 100 days, three times what is produced in the average year. Ah, three times the amount of in 95 respirators air healthcare industry uses we have delivered. We cleaned up the mess that was very clearly left by President Obama and we got that out and we've been and I would also note in terms of fixing the stockpile, it's also fixing domestic supply chains. That was very important. And this president is the president who took on that issue, said we need to produce here. We can't as China towards PPE. We need to have domestic manufacturing. So there was a systemic fix that needed to happen. And President Trump is the first president of my knowledge. That has really to this degree, took on that systemic fix test that you guys take every day that we started been given every day on the East, Recent studies coming out. Any numbers, like third of cases, maybe missed up to 40% of cases. Maybe this does that give this White House any pause? Are you considering potentially other tests? Does this change the way that you guys are gonna move forward? Yes. I'm glad you asked that. It's very important when the FDA gets any information that calls into question a test. They put it out there. It's incumbent upon them to make sure the American people have up to date information. Dr. Hahn, I spoke with him this morning, actually spoke with him several times. He said We continue to recommend the tests. Secretary Hazare says we have confidence in the test, otherwise it wouldn't be out on the market. That being said, they take any indication of false negatives very seriously. Some of these studies secretaries are says he believes there was user error error in them, meaning that the time transporting them might have affected the accuracy of the test. But to that end, what the FDA has said is that any negative test results that are not consistent with the patients clinical signs. So if you're coughing, you get a negative test. It's an ABBA test. You should consider getting a second test. That's the guidance as of now. Yes, the president yesterday. He's very frustrated with China on. I'll leave it to the president as toe when he does resume speaking with the Chinese leader. But look, China slow walked this I've shared with you guys before on human to human transmission. It was really important that the world knew of that aspect of the disease. But that information was slow, walked through the W H O. The genetic sequencing likewise was not given on and tell a a professor in Shanghai did so on his own. The president's were repeatedly noted that, you know, why are they letting flights out of China, but not into China? Thes decisions put American lives at risk, not just American lives, the lives around the globe. We know that this disease came from China, Um, and why that information was not shared? Some of information, I just suggested, is really unacceptable. So he's frustrated at this point, and I'll leave it to him. Having a warm relationship with President is over. We'll leave it to the president as to how to characterize their relationship. But, you know, this is a President Teoh. If anyone knows how to talk to China, it's him. He did get the Phase one China deal. $250 billion of purchasing of American products is a big deal in a big win for American. It took President Trump to get that win. Yes, the president, earlier in the Oval Office that the Pentagon was developing a quote super duper missile. I was asked about that, really, after the president made his remarks, declined to comment, referring back to the White House. So I'm wondering if you can say what the president was described. Yeah, I would just refer you back to the president, Mark remarks in the Pentagon. I don't have any new information on that at this point. Yes. When did the administration start replenishing the stockpile of P. P? And does that report get into that the president, immediately when it was necessary to get more peopIe for America's health care workers immediately went into action on. And I've listed out for you all of the results of those actions which have been extraordinary mobile, greatest mobilisation of the private sector since World War Two. Um, and I would also note, um, I do have some new information again. 4 January 2024. Regarding pp and trying to replenish. I did talk Teoh secretaries are a little bit about this yesterday, and one of the things secretaries are said to me is, You know, when we got to the federal government we were on the brink of we were in very hostile confrontations with several powers because of the Obama administration's foreign policy, and there were real bioterrorism threats. And that was the immediate threat that the administration focused on in terms of the stockpile. Um, and immediately when it became clear a pandemic was the concern over bioterrorism. Ah, we transition as quickly as humanly possible and filled the empty cupboards left by President Obama. And I do have, if I can find it in here, some new information on ventilators just to show how extraordinary this administration's effort was on the stockpile, that we've shipped 766 ventilators overseas to our partners because no one here has died for lack of events later. So we've done so well on over perform so much, we can say that we've committed over 15,000 ventilators to 40 countries by the end of July because that is American ingenuity, that is the government of President Trump. And that is the unprecedented partnership of this government and the private sector. Yes, switching gears for just a moment. Also, in his interview with Maria Bartiromo the other day, the president suggested people should be jailed for what he said earlier in the week was a very obvious crime. You're an attorney and the president's spokesperson. Perhaps you could lay out the elements of this crime what crime was committed and in what way I assume you're referring to the Obama administration and the unmasking. And what is one of the elements of that? Yeah, I'm really glad you asked, because there hasn't been a lot of journalistic curiosity on this front, and I'm very glad that you asked this question. Um, look, there were a number of questions raised by the actions of the Obama administration. The Steele dossier, funded by the Democratic National Committee, the opposition political party to the president, was used to attain FISA warrants. Toe listen in on conversations of people within the Trump campaign, there was the unmasking the identity of Michael Flynn on We know that in a January 5th meeting in the Oval Office with President Obama, Sally Yates from the Department of Justice learned about the unmasking, not from the Department of Justice or for the FBI. She learned about it from President Obama and was stunned and could barely processed what she was hearing at the time because she was stunned off his knowledge of that. We know that there was a lot of wrongdoing in the case of Michael Flynn. The FBI notes, for instance, that said, so we could get him to lie as they pontificated their strategy. We know that the identity of this three decade general was leaked to the press, a criminal leaked to the press of his identity and violation of his Fourth Amendment rights. These are very serious questions. They've been ignored by the media for far too long. And I'm very glad that I think that is the second question that I have fielded on Lieutenant General Michael Flynn. Because justice does matter. Those questions they matter. I heard you mention one thing you said was criminal, and that was what the one thing that I've said that was criminal. The leaking of his name and the very real questions have been raised. But if you want to start talking about wrong doing the administration, happy to go through Andy McCabe leaking to The Wall Street Journal on and then lying about it happy to talk about James Clapper lying before Congress, saying the N S a does not monitor phone calls that was in an accuracy, to say the least, if not a lie. John Brennan telling Congress that the bogus Steele dossier played no role in the Russia probe when in fact we know it did and was the basis off attaining FISA warrants. So there is a lot of Miss truce there that were said, many of them under oath. So I would point you to those and many other real questions that I hope you all will pursue. Those people should be jailed people you just met. I never said that. Those are your words, not mine. But perhaps you should look into it and get me some answers. That is, after all, the job. That is, after all, the job of reporters to answer the very questions that I've laid out, and I hope you guys will take the time to do it. And then I also find it interesting if we want to start talking about fabrication of crimes. We can litigate that case pretty publicly with James Clapper, who said what President Trump did with Russia pales in the Watergate paled in comparison. We can talk about Eric Swalwell lying and saying President Trump was working on behalf of the Russians. We can talk about Hakim Jeffries lying and saying the president was a Russian. Ask that we could talk about shift, saying there was ample evidence of collusion in plain sight when in fact there was not. We could talk about Mark Warner, saying There's enormous amounts of evidence of collusion. We can talk about a CNN historian who said there was a smell of treason and the Trump Russia probe when in fact, for three years you all talked about collusion and there was none. And it was a huge injustice, not just to this administration but to the American people who deserved truth, not the alleging of absolutely false allegations against this president. Yes, sorry. One second. I can't really. I'll get to you next. Go ahead, Francis pushback by a comment by the CEO and a big that the United States would be first in line for a vaccine if that firm develops because of initial funding by Barda unit. Does the administration think that the United States should receive the first doses? This NFI does discover that vaccine I don't have. I haven't spoken to the president about that, so I don't have any announcements on that front. But yes, back there and then, Thank you, Kate Leigh. Two brief questions first follow up to Steve's question regarding China. 48 hours ago, the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board followed the president's suggestion and cut off any investment federal pensions for civilian and military workers into China on their markets. Therefore, cutting off funds that would, um, be invested in state run companies. Will the president now urge private sector businesses on? I think of Black Rock, which is invested in 137 Chinese companies, to follow this example and get out of investing in China. Well, I can't give any information about what the president will or will not do next, but it's a really important topic, and I would just say that the president's decisive move to halt plans for investing TSP funds into Chinese companies was the right call. It protects our military federal employees from risky investments. Um, it avoids funding. Chinese defense contractors in this action halts plans to invest military federal employees retirement funds of 4.5 billion in Chinese equities. It was an important move by the president, but in terms of future action on this front, I would leave that to the president. Yes, WAAS in Turkey. Recently, there's been talk that President Erdogan would like the assistance of President Trump with the currency in Turkey, which is in very bad condition. Will there be any U. S support of the Turkish currency, or does he think Mr Erdogan should apply for I am flow? I don't have any information on that front either. As to his future actions with regard to Turkish currency. Yes, for transparency and what he calls a gate. Is he willing to be classified? The transcript that General Flynn's called 1/3 Jake? His lack. So everyone conceived. I've not asked him that. What I know that he would like to see right now is the lost 302 Apparently lost 302 We know 302 is a summary of an interview that the FBI did with Michael Flynn that has apparently gone missing. So we would really be quite curious to see what transpired in that 302 after the FBI, Ponting pontificated quote, getting Flynn toe lies that they could get him fired or prosecuted. Yes. Daily White House Open talks with House Speaker Pelosi and Schumer on Heroes. There have been any informal talks occurring, and does the White House support more aid to state and local governments as part of that? So the president has said that he would talk about state and local aid, but it cannot become a pretext for bailing out blue states that have gone to themselves gotten themselves into financial trouble. Eso While he's open to discussing it, he has no immediate plans to move forward with the face for he said something he's looking at. Somebody wants to take some time to consider what should be in it on the Pelosi bill has been entirely unacceptable. For instance, one of the things that I found really funny in her bill, which she requires that the president appoint a medical supply response coordinator who would serve at the point as a point of contact for the health care system, supply chain officials and states on medical supplies. I don't know if Speaker Pelosi has just not been paying attention while she's been out in California, and we've been here working. But I happen to be sitting by this so called medical supply response coordinator on Air Force One yesterday has been around for quite some time. His name is Adam is Admiral plus check Eso Love Shack is who is coordinating this, and perhaps she doesn't know that because Admiral he has been doing this for quite some time. But that's just an example of how quite odd the Pelosi bill is packed full of liberal wish lists like ensuring that illegal immigrants, for instance, get direct payments because they're not looking at social security numbers to verify the taxpayer dollars are going to actual taxpayers elements like batter nonstarters. And there's just really curious elements that really suggested the speaker is even paying attention should know. So going back to your heroes at the speaker Pelosi presented in today's for a vote and you have members of her own party coming in and saying this is Washington politics at its worst does what else get a sense that members of the Democrat Party you're starting to grow less confident in Pelosi's leadership during this pandemic. Do you have any of you been communicating with any waiting on the Democrat side? So I haven't spoken to them directly, But I have seen some of the comments you're talking about, and it certainly would suggest that. I mean, we're in the middle of a pandemic. And what is Nancy Pelosi doing? She's saying she's exploiting the crisis and pushing for mass mail and voting, even though we know it's more susceptible to voting fraud. I mean, we're in the middle of a pandemic, and this is what she's interested in pushing. Instead of talking about riel measures like the payroll tax, which would be a tax break for lower middle income Americans she's entered. She's interested in removing the threshold for state and local tax deductions, which would essentially be a a huge win for billionaires in California and New York. So it's really interesting right now. Do you have the party that says they're for working Americans saying, Let's remove this state and local tax threshold so that millionaires and billionaires get big payouts in states like California and New York. And you have the Republican Party, the party of President Trump, saying Let's lower the payroll tax so that low income Americans who pay more payroll taxes then they do income taxes get a tax break. It's really interesting the current posture of the two parties. Yes, can I ask questions about Obama's stockpile? Was there at any point and acknowledged that when the transition between the Obama administration into the Trump administration did anybody from the Trump the Obama team brief the Obama administration the Trump administration, about the depletion of the national stockpile at one point. But PPE maths went down to below 2%. What the national need Waas did anybody from the Obama administration warned the Trump administration going in. It's a really good question. Not to my knowledge. To my knowledge, the two things President Obama warned about where North Korea and Michael Flynn. What I do know is this. The Obama administration wasn't throwing ventilators into the stockpile. They were unmasking Lieutenant General Michael Flynn in the waning days of their administration. Yes, the president has spies subject of the payroll tax cut. The president has said that that should be a part of the stimulus bill. But he's also indicated that there are discussions for more direct payments. So dizzy favor one or the other. Or does he think you could do both? He hasn't indicated that anything is a condition or starter or a nonstarter. He's floated some ideas that he'd like to see in a phase for me. At this point, I think he's looking closely at what we need to spend. If a phase for does occur on the taxpayer dollars, he wants to move forward wisely. But I haven't heard of any particular thing being a condition and a starter or a nonstarter, other than the fact that the so called heroes act on is certainly a nonstarter. Yes, thank you, Kate in a previous life as a Howard law student. 2015. You were vocally against the U. S. Court decision in favor of same sex marriage calling arguments for article blabber. You think that's consistent with the president's views? Look, you know I am not appear to give my personal views on anything. What I'd say is that I'm very proud of this administration, which has been fair and equitable and just to all Americans in open, tall Americans as he should be. I think our views are entirely consistent, and I'm not up here to give my views on a Supreme Court case for many years ago. Yes, the president's you find with the decision against there's a stay. I stand behind the president. I stand by in his views. I'm here to represent the president and not to pontificate about Supreme Court cases from long ago. Yes, I want to get in would quickly follow up. There's an any day now it's gonna be another decision. Supreme Court related to LGBT rights on why there should be a federal civil rights law covers LGBT people. Is the administration doing any sort of contingency planning for that decision? Look I again, I'm not going to get ahead of the Supreme Court or give a Supreme Court case projection or outcome. It's not my position to do that, so I have no information for you on that at this time. Yes, President Trump has just gave that us is going to donate ventilators to India. Do you know how many numbers are ventilators US is donating to India? I don't know that, but President just extolled, are great relationship with India. India has been a great partner in tow us for quite some time, and I'm encouraged here about the ventilators to India. It's one of the several countries I noted that will be getting ventilators because, you know, this president has done so well on ventilators 100,000 and 100 days that we are able to repurpose them and send them around the world. And John the second Research Center said that most of the American stand don't vote for the Democrats since president admitted outreach with immigrants come in the last four years, I didn't hear the first part of your question. Can you say that again? So they had basically come out of the report said most of the Indian Americans mostly vote for the Democrats, not the Republicans. Do you agree with that assessment? Well, that would be a question for the campaign. So I to refer you to the campaign on that pupil. Yes. The president has said before Taylor that he would like to see 100 million doses of a viable vaccine by the fall in 300 million by January. Today, he didn't mention 100 million by the fall, but he did mention hopefully getting a vaccine by the new year. Is he tempering expectations of what might be possible? Is he still hoping for 100 million doses by the fall? No, this president is not tempering expectations. In fact, I think we should be very encouraged about what we heard today from Dr Salah we that the early data from clinical trials for Corona virus vaccine data makes him confident that we will have a vaccine by the end of 2020. Operation Warp speed is a great new, innovative operation that I think will take us to getting a vaccine as Dr Salah we said and in short order, um, and consultation is doing this of course with the four star general, Um, General Per Perna is his name, and it's going to be a great effort. And I think by the fall we will see one, as has been predicted. This president wants to see one process as fast as humanly possible. And I would note that he got us into phase one clinical trial faster than doctor found she had ever seen in the history of his career. And that's because this president has really put the fire under the private sector and under the FDA to get 92 emergency use. Authorization for testing. Get to phase one clinical trial faster than ever before. And we can thank President Trump for being at the helm of all of this. Thank you all. I think I got, like, two questions for me to be. So I enjoyed speaking with you all have a great weekend on, and I like your pink blazer came in the White House