Trump ‘Surprised’ Biden Praised Operation Warp Speed Success

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Former President Donald Trump said he was “very appreciative” and “surprised” when President Biden gave his administration credit for Operation Warp Speed’s quick vaccination rollout to the nation. 

Biden begrudgingly praised Trump during a speech from the White House on Tuesday, which updated the American people on his administration’s efforts to combat Covid-19’s new Omicron variant. 

The president pushed adults to vaccinate their age-appropriate children and to get the booster shots as soon as they are eligible. He referenced Trump for the first time after noting that 62 percent of eligible seniors had received their third jab.

“I got my booster shot as soon as they were available.  And just the other day, former President Trump announced he had gotten his booster shot,” Biden remarked. “It may be one of the few things he and I agree on.”

Trump, who was hospitalized in October 2020 with the virus, publicly disclosed that he received his third vaccination at an event with Bill O’Reilly, and was booed by the crowd. 

Biden also gave Trump’s administration credit for creating Operation Warp Speed to develop vaccines in partnership with the private sector and get emergency use authorizations from the FDA to deploy them to the country.

“Thanks to the prior administration and our scientific community, America is one of the first countries to get the vaccine,” Biden commented. “And thanks to my administration and the hard work of Americans, we led a rollout that made America among the world leaders in getting shots in arms.”

In a Tuesday night interview, Trump reacted to the praise. “I’m very appreciative of that — I was surprised to hear it,” Trump stated. “I think it was a terrific thing, and I think it makes a lot of people happy.”

Trump said he thinks Biden “did something very good” for the nation by acknowledging his administration’s efforts. “You know, it has to be a process of healing in this country, and that will help a lot.”

“This is a great thing that we all did, I may have been the vehicle, but we all did this together,” he continued. “When we came up with these incredible vaccines — three of them — and therapeutics, we did a tremendous job, and we should never disparage them, we should be really happy about it because we’ve all saved millions and millions of lives all over the world.”



  1. I am so confused. I find it hard to believe Trump isn’t aware of all the deaths and injuries from this vaccine and he’s praising it???? I’m very disappointed.

    1. Yes, you are confused. The number of deaths that would have happened had it not been for Trump and “Operation Warp Speed” would have far exceeded that number of deaths related to the vaccine.

      I hope you are just naive and not another liberal idiot that hates President Trump. I am probably wrong but because I am a conservative Trump supporter I will give you the benefit of being hopefully positive.

      1. FYI I am a Trump supporter and you should not be so rude and immature, and I surely do not need your benefit of anything. Hatefulness isn’t going to get you far.

      2. I join you in hoping that Heidi is positive.
        With any luck she will die.
        She will utter Trump as her last word on earth.
        God will welcome her to Heaven.
        She will be Jeffery Epstein’s date.
        He does the occasional non virgin as long as he gets their daughters too.

    2. Trump is not aware of any deaths from the Trump Vaccine.
      Anyone who reflects poorly on the Trump Vaccine is a Communist.
      Stop your Trump hate.
      Trump is very disappointed in you.
      Why did you turn on Trump?
      How much is Soros paying you to be a traitor to your Race?

  2. The traitors pulling Biden’s strings are finally realizing that what Trump did was in the best interest of the country. The democrats and globalists trying to demoralize our country underestimated the intelligence and tenacity of the American people and are trying to soften their attack. These scumbags need to go back under their rocks!!

  3. Trump did all the work, to get the vaccines, and hidenbiden, is doing what he does best,nothing. He wants people to get tested, but their isn’t any testing supplies to test with,so once again hidenbiden is a total embarrassment, and failure of getting what people need to survive. The shots have killed more people than the virus,does that sound right to U? Hell no, it shouldn’t, but then look who were dealing with, a clown and his circus of incompetents.What a joke.

  4. Biden did not praise Trump, he praised the greatest nation on earth.
    Biden praise is not dependent on party affiliation.
    I remember when America was great, Trump was a Democrat.

  5. This is a “leader” by those that run the Democrat administration, to try to make some alignment with the now powerful political movement AGAINST the Democrat Party, and they are using poor, old, brain dead Joe Biden to issue these first comments. And if their polling shows benefit from this, they will TRY a few more very limited agreements with the GOP to TRY to avoid a total political collapse of the Democrat Party in the 2022 elections.

    But don’t be fooled; it is ALL lies and subterfuge – something the Democrat Party is well known for. Furthermore, Bill Clinton is probably behind this.

  6. Trump should not be surprised.
    Biden is not a partisan.
    He gives credit where is credit is due.
    The only person Trump gives credit to is Trump.
    The best leader the world has ever known.
    Just ask him.

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