“Well, I got the Pfizer and I would have been very happy with any of them,” the former president told Yahoo Finance Live.
Operation Warp Speed, established during the Trump administration, developed several vaccines from companies such as Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, and Pfizer. The programme received $18billion in funding but Pfizer managed to develop its vaccine without government money.
Mr Trump contracted Covid-19 in the autumn of 2020 as the presidential campaign was at its peak.
“I had it, recovered from it pretty well. I don’t think I had it like the press, like the media said, you know, they would try to make it difficult,” he said. “It’s not pleasant, but I had it.”