Trump continues to defend drug hydroxychloqoruine
Washington — President Trump on Tuesday was forced to explain his continued support for hydroxychloqoruine and defend his retweet of a video with medical personnel promoting the drug — a video that wasfor misinformation. The president, who has long touted the drug as a treatment for the despite the Food and Drug Administration saying it isn’t an effective treatment, tweeted a number of fringe videos and tweets in the last 24 hours promoting the drug.
In a White House news conference on Tuesday, Mr. Trump suggested he’s not trying to criticize Dr. Anthony Fauci, even though some of the material he retweeted attempted to discredit him. A post Mr. Trump retweeted late Monday claimed the top infectious diseases expert has “misled the American public” on matters including hydroxychloroquine. The president did, however, …continued .
[Source: CBS News]