President defends referring to the crisis as a ‘hoax’ at a rally hours before a woman in Washington lost her life
He also defended calling the crisis a “hoax” at a rally hours before a woman in Washington state lost her life from the virus, which has killed more than 2,000 people across the world.
Asked at a news conference on government plans to protect Americans about whether it was a mistake to use such language, Mr Trump said his comment was aimed at the Democrats.
He said: “No no no. ‘Hoax’ referring to the action they take to try and pin this on somebody, because we’ve done such a good job.”
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