U.S. President Donald Trump speaks throughout a information convention amid the unfold of the coronavirus illness (COVID-19), at his golf resort in Bedminster, New Jersey, August 8, 2020.
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President Donald Trump on Monday urged People to cease politicizing the coronavirus, solely accountable the outbreak in the USA on China moments later.
“We should cease politicizing the virus, however as an alternative should be united in our condemnation of how this virus got here to America, how this virus got here to the world,” Trump mentioned throughout a White Home press briefing on the coronavirus pandemic. “And we will determine it out and we will discover out and we’re very indignant about it.”
Moments later, Trump blamed China whereas discussing extending a freeze on residence evictions because of the pandemic. He signed an govt order Saturday extending the federal protections from evictions.
“It isn’t their fault. The virus got here from China. It is China’s fault,” he mentioned.
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