Trump bungled pandemic response in Navajo Nation: leader

Weeks of delays in delivering vital coronavirus aid to Native American tribes exacerbated the outbreak, the president of the hard-hit…

Weeks of delays in delivering vital coronavirus aid to Native American tribes exacerbated the outbreak, the president of the hard-hit Navajo Nation said, lashing the administration of President Donald Trump for botching its response.

Jonathan Nez told AFP in an interview that of the $8 billion promised to the United States’ tribes in a $2.2 trillion stimulus package passed in late March, the first tranche was released just over a week ago.

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