Trump Gets Stark History Lesson After Comparing COVID-19 Response To Churchill In WWII
Donald Trump earned himself an immediate fact-check on Twitter Thursday after likening his early public downplaying of the coronavirus — despite privately knowing its deadly nature — to the messaging of the late British Prime Minister Winston Churchill during World War II.
Trump in early February, in taped interviews for journalist Bob Woodward’s new book “Rage,” admitted he knew the dangers of COVID-19, even though he was dismissing them in public. This week Trump defended his comments, claiming he just didn’t want to scare Americans.
On Thursday, Trump doubled down on his defense at a rally in Michigan.
“As the British government advised the British people in the face of World War II, keep calm and carry on. That’s …continued .
[Source: Huffington Post]