“It says to me, sir, that there is no master coordinated plan on how to respond to this outbreak.” Coronavirus whistleblower Rick Bright testifies to Congress: “Without better planning, 2020 could be darkest winter in modern history.” He added: “We have the world’s greatest scientists. Let us lead. Let us speak without fear of retribution.” (Yes, we’ve arrived at a moment in history where something like that has to be said.) Here’s the latest from CNN.

+ From a report by the Financial Times: “Jared had been arguing that testing too many people, or ordering too many ventilators, would spook the markets and so we just shouldn’t do it… That advice worked far more powerfully on [Trump] than what the scientists were saying.”