Donald Trump gets lost in his own delusion mid-briefing. John Iadarola and Erin Ryan break it down on The Damage Report. Follow The Damage Report on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheDamageReportTYT/
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"Having apparently learned nothing about the novel coronavirus since February—when he predicted the contagion would disappear "like a miracle" by April—President Donald Trump insisted during a roundtable with corporate executives Wednesday that Covid-19 will soon "be gone" even in the absence of a vaccine, a view that is not shared by public health professionals.
"It’s gonna go, it’s gonna leave, it’s gonna be gone, it’s gonna be eradicated," Trump said when asked to explain how the virus will simply disappear without a vaccine. "It might take longer, it might be in smaller sections. It won’t be what we had."
"If you have a flare-up in a certain area, if you have a, I call them burning embers, boom. We put it out," Trump continued. "We know how to put it out now. But we put it out."
In response to Trump’s remarks, Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) tweeted that the president’s "magical thinking and downplaying of the virus has led to over 61,000 American deaths.""
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