AP FACT CHECK: Trump distorts on vaccine, state distribution
November 13, 2020
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday wrongly claimed full credit for Pfizer Inc.'s announcement that its COVID-19 vaccine was robustly successful and suggested without evidence that a separate state review will cause a protracted delay for New York residents waiting for a vaccine.
A look at the statements, made during his first public remarks since his defeat by President-elect Joe Biden:
TRUMP: "As a result of Operation Warp Speed, Pfizer announced on Monday that its China virus vaccine was more than 90% effective. ...Pfizer said it wasn't part of Warp Speed, but that turne...