In the identical chew, Trump argued that “everyone knew it was airborne” in early February, on the time of his interview with Woodward. All people didn’t know, however in response to Trump, they need to have as a result of … look forward to it … China instructed them.
“China mentioned it was airborne sooner than the statements I made,” Trump admitted, whereas concurrently arguing that the demise and destruction attributable to the virus was all China’s fault.
Wow, right here I believed China was accountable however come to seek out out China was truly much more trustworthy and forthcoming than Trump. Revelatory.
Trump additionally defined why he didn’t inform Individuals the reality concerning the deadly nature of the pandemic. “There must be a calmness—you don’t need me leaping up and down, screaming there’s going to be nice demise … and actually inflicting some very very critical issues for the nation.”
Okay, I take that to imply 190,000 deaths and counting isn’t a “very very major problem” in Trump’s view.