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Trump claimed Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine results came out after the election because the FDA "didn't want to have me get a Vaccine WIN."
President Donald Trump and his son Donald Trump Jr. on Monday accused Pfizer of deliberately waiting until after the election to announce the promising early results of its COVID-19 vaccine trials.

Trump said that both the US Food and Drug Administration and the Democrats "didn't want to have me get a Vaccine WIN, prior to the election, so instead it came out five days later."

Trump Jr. suggested the timing of Pfizer's results, which suggested the vaccine was more than 90% effective, was "nefarious."

But Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla on Monday told CNN that Pfizer had simply released the results "when the science told us the data was available."

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President Donald Trump and his son Donald Trump Jr. claimed on Monday that Pfizer deliberately waited until after the election to announce the promising early results from its COVID-19 vaccine's clinical trials.

They offered no evidence for their claims.

Pfizer said Monday its experimental coronavirus vaccine had succeeded in the final stage of clinical trials: The shot was found to be more than 90% effective in preventing COVID-19, it said, a milestone in the fight against the pandemic.

Both Trump and Trump Jr took to Twitter to question the timing of Pfizer's announcement, made six days after Election…
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