Trump News Live: Latest 2020 Election Updates As President Attributes Coronavirus Deaths To Blue States

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Donald Trump blamed Democratic-led states as the United States nears 200,000 coronavirus deaths, suggesting that the death toll in the country would be much lower “if you remove the blue states.”

Virginia Congressman Don Beyer was one of many to complain about the president’s comment, tweeting: “This is simply one of the most appalling and inhumane statements ever made by a president.” American.

In a rambling White House press conference on Wednesday night, Mr Trump also criticized his Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) director Dr Robert Redfield, whom he called “confused” for having suggested that a Covid-19 vaccine would not do this. t be delivered until the end of 2021, contradicting its own promises.

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President Says CDC Director ‘Confused’ Over 2021 Vaccine Schedule

Trump also criticized his Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) director Dr Robert Redfield, whom he called “confused” for suggesting that a Covid-19 vaccine would not be delivered until late 2021. , contradicting its own promises.

“He probably misunderstood the question,” the president told reporters at the White House of Dr. Redfield’s testimony to the Senate earlier today, in which he said:

Trump said he “got the impression” that Dr Redfield did not intend to say what he said earlier today following a call he got by the continuation with the boss of the CDC.

Dr Redfield also told senators that wearing a mask, at this point, is more effective than a vaccine not yet deployed.

Trump pushed this back when asked on Wednesday night, saying, “I think there are a lot of issues with masks,” saying a vaccine would be much more effective in beating the disease. But then added, “Maybe the mask helps. “

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Joe SommerladSeptember 17, 2020 9:06 AM

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Trump says coronavirus deaths in US would be low ‘without blue states’

Donald Trump blamed Democratic-led states as the United States approaches 200,000 coronavirus deaths, suggesting the nation’s death toll would be much lower “if you remove the blue states.”

The president made the remark during a rambling White House press conference on Wednesday night, in which he also criticized his own health care experts and threatened with violent crackdown in case of election night riots.

Virginia congressman Don Beyer was one of many to complain about the president’s comment, tweeting: “This is simply one of the most appalling and inhumane statements ever made by a president.” American.

Joe SommerladSeptember 17, 2020 8:49 AM

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