Donald Trump brushed off questions on his mishandling of the COVID-19 situation in the country and stated that he took sufficient action to combat the virus.
President Donald Trump brushed off questions from the Pennsylvania electorate approximately his coping with of coronavirus, insisting he did act strongly to combat the pandemic and once more denied he downplayed the state of affairs no matter announcing so on tape. “Well, I did not downplay it. I, in lots of ways, I up-performed it in phrases of action,” he claimed, responding to a query from an unsure voter at ABC’s metropolis corridor that aired Tuesday night.
Trump did not want to create a panic, reveal the Woodward recordings:
Last week, recordings of journalist Bob Woodward‘s conversations with Trump surfaced in advance of the discharge of Woodward’s new book, “Rage.”In the interviews with Woodward, Trump discovered that he knew extra approximately the risk of the virus in advance than formerly known. As Trump made public appearances making sure Americans that sooner or later coronavirus would “simply disappear,” Trump changed into privately telling Woodward that the virus changed into deadlier than the flu. And in mid-March, he advised Woodward, “I desired to usually play it down. I nonetheless like gambling it down, due to the fact I do not need to create a panic,” he advised Woodward on the time. Following the discharge of recordings with Woodward, Trump stated he did not need to create a panic and responding to the feedback he made to Woodward, he said he was a cheerleader for the USA.
Trump says he took extra action to fight the Coronavirus:
On being asked why he did not do extra to combat the virus, the President insisted he did. “My action was very strong because of what I did with China. I banned on. With Europe, I banned on. And we would have lost thousands of more people had I not ban,” Trump revealed. He additionally blamed Democrats and Joe Biden for now no longer instituting a countrywide masks mandate even though Trump is the President and now no longer Biden.