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Trump congratulated the ‘great’ Mike Pence: America is ‘way ahead in our battle with the coronavirus’

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President Donald Trump continued to spin the coronavirus outbreak for political advantage on Thursday evening.

“Do Nothing Democrats were busy wasting their time on the Impeachment Hoax, & anything they could do to make the Republican Party look bad, while I was busy calling early boarder (sic) & flight closings, putting us way ahead in our battle with the Coronavirus,” Trump tweeted.

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“Dems called it very wrong!” he concluded.

He singled out Vice President Mike Pence for praise.

“Congratulations and thank you to our great Vice President & all of the many professionals doing such a fine job at CDC & all other agencies on the Coronavirus situation. Only a very small number in U.S., & China numbers look to be going down. All countries working well together!” he added.

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