Previous US President Barack Obama has firmly censured his replacement Donald Trump over his reaction to the coronavirus emergency.
In a private phone call, he called the US treatment of the pandemic “a flat out disorganized catastrophe”.
His comments were made while urging previous staff to work for Joe Biden’s presidential political decision group, CNN says.
The White House said accordingly that President Trump’s “exceptional” activity had “spared Americans’ lives”.
During the call, Mr Obama said his Republican replacement’s way to deal with government was halfway to fault for the US reaction to coronavirus.
“It would have been awful even with the best of government,” he was cited as saying in the call. “It has been a flat out disorganized calamity when that outlook of ‘how might this benefit me’ and ‘to hell with every other person’, when that mentality is operationalised in our legislature.”
Mr Obama additionally firmly censured the choice to drop criminal accusations against previous National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.
What is the coronavirus circumstance in the US?
In excess of 78,000 individuals have now kicked the bucket and the US has 1.2m affirmed cases – both by a wide margin the most noteworthy on the planet.
Numerous states presented lockdown gauges in March however have now lifted limitations, permitting individuals to come back to work.
Media captionWhat Trump voters think about his treatment of the infection flare-up
Be that as it may, wellbeing authorities caution this may lead the infection to spread further.
Mr Trump’s way to deal with the pandemic has wavered. In February he excused the risk, saying it would vanish, however by mid-March he recognized its seriousness.
In April he proposed that ingesting disinfectant could be a treatment – something specialists quickly dismissed.
A week ago he declared he would shut down his administration’s coronavirus team, however later said it would proceed – yet concentrating on reviving the economy.