Trump coronavirus news live: latest updates as president slammed ‘mad’ car ride outside hospital

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US President Donald Trump marched on Sunday despite diagnosis
Among those who attacked the US president – who claimed to have “learned a lot about Covid” since being admitted to hospital – was Dr James P Phillips, Walter Reed’s doctor, who accused him of endangering his life of those who participated.

Meanwhile, the White House released two new photos of Mr. Trump, the second of which was only a close-up of the first, raising further questions about the accuracy of the briefings on Mr. Trump’s condition. the 74-year-old man.

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Questions Raised About Latest White House Photo Release

Trump staff have meanwhile posted two new photos of the president “at work” in Walter Reed in an attempt to encourage calm – but the second of them is just a close-up of the first one. only prompted further questions about the accuracy of the briefings. given on the state of 74 years.

White House doctor Dr Sean Conley gave a briefing on Saturday in which he confused the timeline of when the president first tested positive and gave a much more optimistic assessment of his health than that given to journalists by Trump’s chief of staff, Mark Meadows.

Here is Oliver O’Connell on the pressure exerted by Walter Reed’s doctors to be honest with the American public in the face of the pressure from the Trump campaign not to shatter the myth of his “strongman” character with an election. combat.

Joe SommerladOctober 5, 2020 8:54 AM

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Biden aide attacks Trump over ‘devastating’ supporter video

An adviser to Joe Biden denounced the president for his belated assertion of understanding the coronavirus after he was admitted to hospital on Friday.

Antony Blinken, the Democratic presidential candidate’s foreign policy adviser, said on Sunday that President Trump’s recognition that he had “gone to school” on the coronavirus by catching it, after spending months in downplaying its severity, was not only “devastating” but should have happened “There are 200,000 dead, not when it hit you” – the figure hints at the number of American casualties so far.

Joe SommerladOctober 5, 2020 9:10 AM

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President claims to have “learned a lot about Covid” in new video

Trump struck an optimistic tone in his final address to his social media followers last night, shot before the procession kicked off.

“It was a very interesting trip. I learned a lot about Covid, ”he says. “I learned it by actually going to school. This is the real school. This is not the school “let’s read the books”.

“And I understand, and I understand it, and it’s a very interesting thing, and I’ll let you know. “

Here is the report from Matt Mathers.

Joe SommerladOctober 05, 2020 08:44

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Trump’s motorcade coup called “irresponsible” by Walter Reed’s doctor

Donald Trump received a widespread conviction on Sunday following an “irresponsible” drive-by to greet his supporters gathering outside Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, where he is being treated after contracting the coronavirus.

Unable to resist the draw even in the event of illness, the president asked the secret services to put on PPE to take him outside the grounds of the establishment so that he could express his thanks to those who were gathered outside to pray for him and wish him luck (believers in QAnon’s disturbing conspiracy theory among them).

Dr. James P Phillips, Walter Reed’s doctor, who accused him of endangering the lives of those who participated in it, was among those who attacked the US president because of the procession coup.

Here is Justin Vallejo’s report.

Joe SommerladOctober 05, 2020 08:41

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