Did Kayleigh McEnany Claim Obama Promised a COVID Vaccine?

A viral tweet from legal scholar Laurence Tribe claims that White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany “‘promised a vaccine’ for Covid-19 in 2016.”

Tribe’s tweet was itself a quote tweet of a viral tweet from Vox associate editor of politics and policy Aaron Rupar, who shared the clip with the simple caption, “wut.” The 12-second clip shows McEnany saying: “[Trump] tore through bureaucratic barriers so we can get a safe, effective, and timely vaccine. Once again, compare that to Obama/Biden, where they promised a vaccine, they vastly underperformed.” 

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