Trump tells Axios growing COVID-19 death toll ‘is what it is’

Trump tells Axios rising COVID-19 death toll 'is what it is'

President Donald Trump mentioned his administration has completed an “unbelievable” work managing the coronavirus pandemic and that inspite of increasing fatalities the outbreak is “below regulate,” in a broad-ranging and contentious interview that aired on HBO Monday night. 

Axios National Political Correspondent Jonathan Swan commenced the interview by asking Trump if his occasionally “wishful imagining” and “salesmanship” was suited in a disaster that has killed additional than 155,000 people today in the U.S. 

“I believe you have to have a good outlook, in any other case you would have absolutely nothing,” Trump claimed. As he frequently has done in defending his document on the pandemic, the president pointed to the journey restrictions he imposed on China and Europe, arguing hundreds of thousands – a variety he later place in the “thousands and thousands” – more would have died without having these steps. He extra that even a person loss of life was far too quite a few. 

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