Trump says the measure of his success against coronavirus will be the final death toll

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Trump said the latest projections for coronavirus fatalities proved the wisdom of his implementing a travel ban from China and ,The guidelines of his coronavirus task force recommending that states institute social distancing practices practices that he has recently encouraged ,

Residents of some states to end. “We did the right thing, because if you didn’t do it, you would have had a million people, a million and a half people, maybe 2 million people dead. Now we’re going toward 50 or 60,000 people,”

Trump told reporters. “One is too many, I always say it. One is too many. But we’re going toward 50 or 60,000 people, that’s at the lower — as you know, the lower number was supposed to be 100,000 people. We could end up at 50 to 60 [thousand]. OK, it’s horrible.

If we didn’t do what we did, we would have had, I think, a million people, maybe 2 million people, maybe more than that.” Public health experts agree that by shuttering schools and businesses the U.S. avoided a large number of fatalities.

The grim prediction of up to 2.2 million American deaths from COVID-19 was contained in a report by researchers at the Imperial College of London,

Based on the worst-case premise that the U.S. government would take no action to combat the spread of the coronavirus. But Trump’s critics have cited his initial assurances that the virus was “totally under control”

And “will go away” to show that he failed to take the health risks from COVID-19 seriously. As the U.S. death toll has climbed — to 43,600 as of Tuesday afternoon — one boast Trump was prone to make earlier in the pandemic has dropped from his Twitter feed and briefing rants ,

Biden/Obama were a disaster in handling the H1N1 Swine Flu. Polling at the time showed disastrous approval numbers. 17,000 people died unnecessarily and through incompetence! Also,

 

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