Nick Cordero’s widow Amanda Kloots vilified President Donald Trump for telling the American people not to let the coronavirus “rule your life” in a passionate speech on the third anniversary of her husband’s death. COVID-19.
Kloots targeted Trump via Instagram on Monday after he tweeted about his release from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, where he was admitted for treatment on Friday after testing positive for the virus.
“Don’t be afraid of Covid,” the president wrote. “Don’t let him rule your life. We have developed very good medicine and knowledge under the Trump administration. I feel better than 20 years ago! ‘
Kloots called the post a “slap in the face” and “more than hurtful” as she and her one-year-old son Elvis mourn the loss of Cordero, who died aged 41 on July 5 after a grueling 95-day battle with COVID-19.
Nick Cordero’s widow Amanda Kloots vilified President Donald Trump for telling the American people not to let the coronavirus “rule your life” in a passionate speech on the third anniversary of her husband’s death. COVID-19
Kloots called Trump’s message a ‘slap in the face’ and ‘more than hurtful’ as she and her one-year-old son Elvis mourn the loss of Cordero, who died aged 41 on the 5th. July after grueling 95-day battle with COVID-19. The family is pictured together in August 2019
‘And the people who have lost loved ones ????’ Kloots wrote alongside a screenshot of Trump’s tweet on his Instagram story.
“Have class, decency, maybe even a bit of empathy, Mr. Chairman. Not everyone had the chance to spend only 2 days in the hospital. NO DECENT HUMAN, AGAIN OUR LEADER, SAY A COMMENT LIKE THIS! IT’S A SCREW ON THE FACE.
The fitness expert also vented his anger in a video story, holding back tears as he said, “Honestly, I’m not a very political person, but it’s really hard to ignore. I’m sitting here in my house and I’m honestly frozen. I can’t even really move. I couldn’t believe what I read.
Kloots began his rant by sharing a tweet posted by Trump about his discharge from hospital on Monday evening
“I just have to say to all the 208,000 families who have lost a loved one to this disease, you know how terrifying it can be. Not everyone has the chance to be discharged from the hospital after two days.
“We’ve seen what this disease can do, so guess what? We are scared. We are. I’m always. I think if I’m as sick as Nick, little Elvis doesn’t have his mother anymore, then I’m scared.
“Let him” rule “your life? Nobody “leaves” him. Nick doesn’t “leave it,” she continued, her voice shaking with emotion.
“It was not a choice, and it dominated his life, it dominated my life, it dominated the lives of our families for 95 days, and because he failed, it will forever affect my life. life. “
Kloots then called on Trump to show respect for the hundreds of thousands of families who have lost loved ones to the virus since the pandemic took hold in March.
“It’s more than hurtful – have empathy!” she says. “Why are you bragging?” Empathize with Americans because you are our leader. Empathize with those who are hurting and grieving.
“It’s just not fair to act like this disease is nothing and you are recovering from it. I’m so glad you did, you know, thank god, but guess what? There are a lot of people who haven’t.
“Now instead of bragging about how you have done wonders why not say, ‘Wow now that I have this disease I can understand a little better how it may have affected our country and these people. . ‘
Kloots called on Trump to show respect for the hundreds of thousands of families who have lost loved ones to the virus since the pandemic took hold in March, saying: “It’s just not fair to ‘act as if this disease is nothing and you have recovered from it. … There are a lot of people who haven’t. ‘
Trump is seen leaving Walter Reed Hospital on Monday evening. Kloots urged him to use his newfound first-hand knowledge of the virus to empathize with the American people
Kloots urged Trump to use his newfound first-hand knowledge of the disease to better serve the American people, and to apologize for the months he spent downplaying the severity of the virus.
She also said she would not apologize for her harsh words as she felt Trump needed to hear them.
“I’m not sorry because it’s too sad, it’s too real, and it’s real for the people who experienced it, it’s real for the families, it’s real for the wives” , she said.
“It will be real to Elvis one day he realizes what happened to his father. It’s real, so I’m not sorry.
“So please say something nice. Say something that might make the people you lead feel like you have us, you are putting your arms around us.
Kloots concluded his rant with a video of a campaign ad for Trump’s rival, writing, “Joe Biden, you have my vote, and I hope and pray that you win this election. “
Kloots concluded his rant with a video of a campaign advertisement for Trump’s rival, writing: “Joe Biden, you have my vote, and I hope and pray you win this election.”
Earlier today, Kloots paid tribute to her late husband by sharing a flashback together to happier times.
‘I love you so much baby. It has been three months today since you passed away. The 5th will always be a bit difficult for me, ”she wrote in the caption.
“There isn’t a day that you haven’t thought about and missed.
Although her husband died on July 5, Kloots said she felt like she lost him seven months ago, on April 1, when he was put on a ventilator.
“I realized the other day Elvis and I lost him seven months ago. Once he went on the ventilator, he never came back, ”she said.
“It’s weird to think we’ve been alone for so long already.
She ended the post by urging fans to take the pandemic seriously and wear a mask.
Kloots paid tribute to her late husband earlier Monday by sharing a flashback together to happier times. ‘I love you so much baby. It has been three months today since you passed away. The 5th will always be a little difficult for me ”, she wrote in the caption
Kloots said she felt she and her son Elvis (pictured together at the beach on Sunday) lost him seven months ago on April 1 when he was placed on a ventilator.