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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin flubs and says the White House is 'working on a mass distribution of the virus'

7 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.
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In what appeared to be bungled remarks, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday that the White House is working to spread the coronavirus.
"We're working on a mass distribution of the virus," Mnuchin said on CNBC's "Squawk on the Street."
Presumably, Mnuchin meant to say the White House is working toward a mass distribution of a vaccine.
But people on Twitter are heralding his flubbed remarks as a way to characterize the US response to the coronavirus pandemic.
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