Donald Trump and the Republicans love to say that the Democrats are to blame for our current pandemic, but history once again has proven that they are liars. President Obama attempted to create an emergency fund for pandemic response all the way back in 2014, but Republicans refused to give him the money that he requested. We could have had a stockpile like Trump claims we should have had, but HIS party refused to allow it. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins discusses this.

Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at He is the co-host / guest host for Ring of Fire Radio. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced