Trump has launched its first campaign rally in months as the 6 members of the staff test positive for the coronavirus
“When you do tests of this measure, you’re going to find more people, you’re going to find more cases. So I told my people to slow the test down, please,” Trump said at a campaign rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where many of the supporters, were not wearing masks.
A White House official said Trump has joked about his call for a slowdown in the tests.
“It was obviously a joke. We are the global leader in the testing and have conducted 25 million+ in the tests,” the official said.
Trump supporters rally in the city of Tulsa in the midst of rising racial tensions, COVID-19 resurgence
Trump says his actions in blocking travelers from China and Europe helped to save “hundreds of thousands of lives.” But he said “radical false news” media had not given him credit for what he has called a “phenomenal job” of responding to the epidemic.
In fact, several states in the united states are disturbing reports spikes in the rates of infection by the coronavirus, mostly in the South and the West, as an Asset, addressed America’s largest indoor gathering of the month.
6 Trump campaign staff members test positive for the coronavirus advance Tulsa rally
Health experts say expanded diagnostic testing accounts for some, but not all, of the growth in the business. They also call it a key tool in the fight against the spread of the disease, which had been detected in at least 2.23 million people across the united States from Saturday.
COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, has killed more than 119,000 people in the U.s. to date, according to a Reuters tally. A mounting volume of infections is the rise in hospital admissions in some locations.
White House press secretary said, ” Trump likes hiring people with opinions opposite his own “
In his speech, Trump used terms, such as “Kung Flu” virus and the “Chinese virus” to refer to COVID-19. “This name is becoming more and more away from China, rather than calling the Chinese virus,” he said.
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Trump, in response to the epidemic has undermined his popularity.
The AMERICAN president first rejected the threat of the coronavirus, and sparred with the governor of the state while they were attempting to slow its spread. His popularity rating has declined in recent weeks, and Democratic candidate for the presidency, Joe Biden has now 13 points ahead of Trump.
Sixty-six percent of Americans remain concerned about the spread of COVID-19, according to the latest Reuters/Ipsos poll.