The CNN host asked GOP Gov. Tate Reeves if he planned to do anything differently to contain his state's devastating outbreak.
The president should be going after the "liars" and not "the people being lied to," said Tapper.
“There’s no place” for “that kind of politicization” in a health crisis, the nation's top infectious disease expert told Jake Tapper.
The CNN anchor told the former president that, had he incited and inspired a deadly riot, he "might not be out there bragging about how many viewers it had."
"I cannot imagine a world in which anybody in journalism thinks that that was appropriate," the CNN host said of the incident.
“How am I supposed to believe anything they say?" the CNN anchor asked of Republicans who lie about the election, QAnon, hamburgers and climate change.
"We’ve got to get back to reality," the Maryland Republican said of his own party.
The transportation secretary, who is Christian, offered a message to white evangelicals who don't want to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
The CNN anchor lambasted Texas Sen. John Cornyn for criticizing fiery social media posts of Justice Department nominee Vanita Gupta while ignoring Trump's.
"Otherwise, good tweet," the CNN anchor sarcastically concluded his cutting response to the president's post.