Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D-VA) answers questions following a campaign event at the JABA Shining Stars Preschool Program October 11, 2021 in Charlottesville, Virginia. McAuliffe toured the preschool to discuss his plans to invest in education and affordable child care. The Virginia gubernatorial election is November 2. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

McAuliffe: CRT was made up to divide people

Virginia Democrat gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe has claimed critical race theory was “made up” to divide people. Speaking on CNN’s State of the Union on Sunday, McAuliffe suggested the theory has never been taught in Virginia and was only used as a political talking point for division. 

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 29: Brett Giroir, former Admiral in the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps., testifies during a Republican-led forum on the origins of the COVID-19 virus at the U.S. Capitol on June 29, 2021 in Washington, DC. The forum examined the theory that the coronavirus came from a lab in Wuhan, China. (Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)

Trump COVID testing czar defends handling of COVID-19 pandemic response

The former czar of coronavirus testing under President Trump defends the Trump COVID Task Force’s actions during the pandemic. Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the U.S., media attempts to pin the blame for the crisis on Trump have been incessant. A CNN interview on Friday with the former testing czar, Brett Giroir, was no different.