Trump Says He Wasn’t Joking About Slowing COVID-19 Testing: I Don’t Kid
“I don’t kid. Let me just tell you. Let me make it clear,” the president told reporters before insisting the U.S. had the greatest testing program of anywhere.
In a separate interview with religious-oriented news website CBN.com published Tuesday, Trump said the comment about cutting back on testing was “semi tongue-in-cheek.”
“I say it all the time,” he said. “I know some people thought it was tongue-in-cheek.”
He also repeated his claim that testing is “a double-edged sword.” When CBN News pressed him on whether he had ordered a testing shutdown, the president said, “No. …continued .
[Source: Huffington Post]