As I expected, the Trump administration had essentially no plans to roll out the vaccine. They had no other plans to deal with COVID-19, so this is not surprising. They ditched all earlier plans last April, leaving it up to the states to deal with the pandemic. See:
How Jared Kushner’s Secret Testing Plan “Went Poof Into Thin Air”
It was not that they had insufficient plans for the roll-out. They had no plans at all. They did not even know how many doses were available. See:
Biden inheriting nonexistent coronavirus vaccine distribution plan and must start 'from scratch,' sources say
[There was] . . . a complete lack of a vaccine distribution strategy under former President Donald Trump, even weeks after multiple vaccines were approved for use in the United States.
"There is nothing for us to rework. We are going to have to build everything from scratch," one source said.
White House Covid coordinator Jeff Zients told reporters on Wednesday that he was still confident that the administration can meet its 100 million vaccine shots in 100 days target.
"For almost a year now, Americans could not look to the federal government for any strategy, let alone a comprehensive approach to respond to Covid," Zients said. "And we've seen the tragic costs of that failure. As President Biden steps into office today ... that'll change tomorrow."
‘Worse Than We Imagined’: Team Trump Left Biden a COVID Nightmare
Fauci debunks CNN reporting, says Biden's vaccine rollout not 'starting from scratch'
Dr. Anthony Fauci appeared Thursday to completely debunk CNN's much-criticized report that the Biden administration was "starting from scratch" with its coronavirus vaccine rollout after anonymous sources claimed that the new White House inherited "no plan" from the Trump administration.
Earlier in the day, CNN quoted unnamed Biden officials alleging that "There is nothing for us to rework. We are going to have to build everything from scratch," as well as that the new administration would have to start from "square one