The appearance lasted just over a minute and journalists barely noticed, which shows the haste of the comments.
The index moved near the mark earlier this month, amid news that coronavirus vaccines have shown efficacy and may soon require emergency approval. The market peaked on Tuesday after a GSA administrator cleared the way for President-elect Joe Biden the night before to begin coordination with the government he will take over in January.
“I’m very happy with what happened on the vaccination front,” Trump said next to Pence. – This is incredible. “
The appearance appeared on the president’s schedule just minutes before it appeared, and Trump didn’t ask questions of the press before he left the room.
Trump is scheduled to hold the annual turkey pardon ceremony later in the afternoon, a typically light-hearted event that the president has apparently discovered during his previous three terms of office.