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Amid Controversy Behind Downplaying Coronavirus, Donald Trump Defends He Up-Played It!

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Donald Trump Defends He Up-Played Coronavirus

A few days ago, Donald Trump got accused of downplaying the coronavirus pandemic in the US. A recording between Pulitzer prize winner Woodwork and Trump shows Trump revealing it to Woodwork that he downplayed the virus as he didn’t want the Americans to go into a panic. It led to a lot of backlash from the Democrats. However, in a recent interview, he defended himself and countered that he up-played the coronavirus. He said:

β€œYeah, well, I didn’t downplay it. I actually, in many ways, I up-played it, in terms of action. My action was very strong.”

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Donald Trump Still Hopeful That Coronavirus Will Go On Its Own

When the coronavirus hit the US, Trump was probably the most optimistic person who claimed that the virus would disappear on its own. However, after many months, the US has the most number of cases and deaths due to coronavirus. Furthermore, Trump is still very confident that the virus will disappear even without a vaccine. When asked about the disappearance of the virus, he said:

Β β€œSure, over a period of time. Sure, with time. It’s going to be herd-developed, and that’s going to happen. That will all happen. But with a vaccine, I think it will go away very quickly.”

Donald Trump Feels He Did A Great Job Concerning Coronavirus

Donald Trump still feels that his measures were beneficial, and he did a great job when it came to coronavirus. Talking about his travel ban restrictions he imposed, Trump said:

β€œWhether you call it ‘talent’ or ‘luck,’ it was very important, so we saved a lot of lives when we did that. I think we did a great job.”

However, the US has the most number of deaths in the world, with more than 1000 deaths recorded every day.

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Trump Reveals Why He Does Not Promote Wearing Of Masks

Donald Trump is probably the only world leader who doesn’t give importance to masks when it comes to the virus. He doesn’t wear the mask, and his supporters who come for his rally also don’t bother to wear one. Trump even made fun of Biden wearing a mask all the time. Moreover, he has a justification for not forcing people to wear a mask. He said:

β€œThere are people that don’t think masks are good.”

 

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