Trump Says He Lied About COVID-19 To Avoid Panic. He Incites Panic All The Time.
For someone who claims to want to avoid panic, President Donald Trump sure has a deep record of drumming up fear to try to get his way.
Trump continues to defend comments he made to journalist Bob Woodward in March when he admitted to publicly downplaying the threat of the coronavirus because he didn’t “want to create a panic.”
“We had to show calm. The last thing we can show is panic or excitement or fear or anything else,” Trump told reporters at the White House on Wednesday. “I’m the leader of the country, I can’t be jumping up and down and scaring people,” he later said to Fox News’ Sean Hannity.
“Calm, no panic!” he …continued .
[Source: Huffington Post]