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AP FACT CHECK: Trump Distorts Military Role in Vaccines – NBC New York

From the get-go, President Donald Trump has suggested that the military would be central in developing, producing and distributing vaccines for the pandemic

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From the get-go, President Donald Trump has miscast or exaggerated the military’s role in his administration’s crash program to accelerate the development, production and eventual distribution of COVID-19 vaccines.
The military theme originated in the May 15 announcement of the creation of Operation Warp Speed. Speaking from the Rose Garden, Trump likened the effort to the Manhattan Project, the military’s successful World War II program to engineer and build in secret the world’s first atomic bombs.

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