The president this week continued to insist health care providers’ capacity to test for the virus has been sufficient. Later March 10 at a coronavirus task force briefing, Pence made clear testing was still a work in progress…

Trump called Gov. Jay Inslee a snake. But Pence had complimented Washington state’s Democratic governor about 24 hours earlier at a joint appearance addressing the King County outbreak…

Trump in early March met with drug company executives, and later that night promised a vaccine was coming soon. Pence the next day specified that a vaccine might soon go to trial in humans…