It's pretty much the opposite, though. He's nothing but a bandwagoner. Both CQ and Remdesivir were named by Chinese at the beginning of February when there were barely any cases outside China. The scientific world has been focusing on them ever since. That had nothing to do with Trump and his delusions of grandeur. All he did was acting extremely irresponsibly by making statements he had zero business making in a highly politicized and polarized social climate. And essentially, singlehandedly setting back the HCQ research by months.he happened to be right on HCQ, even if only by chance; if he had his way on that, things would be better - Fauci and his ilk are to blame on that issue.