Updated Nov 13, 2020, 05:04pm EST
President Donald Trump on Friday once again took credit for Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine by touting Operation Warp Speed despite the company not taking government funds to develop its vaccine.
“Pfizer said that it was not part of Warp Speed, but that turned out to be an unfortunate misrepresentation,” Trump said, claiming the company took $1.95 billion in funds despite fact-checkers already debunking that claim.
The comments come after several Trump allies, including Vice President Mike Pence and White House adviser Ivanka Trump, both tried to give the administration credit.
The company did, indeed,