Authorities in Washington state on Friday announced three more fatalities from COVID-19 coronavirus, with 79 total positive cases confirmed in the state.
As the state hardest hit by the epidemic rushed to deal with the response, President Donald Trump was attacking Gov. Jay Inslee (D-WA) as a "snake" during a visit to the Center for Disease Control in Atlanta.
Trump on Inslee: "I told Mike not to be complimentary of that Gov because that Gov is a snake...Let me just tell yo… https://t.co/tFSzchgGPY— Meridith McGraw (@Meridith McGraw)1583533941.0
Trump smears Jay Inslee, governor of the state at the heart of the coronavirus outbreak: "I told Mike [Pence] not t… https://t.co/FXwBxX6Xtz— Aaron Rupar (@Aaron Rupar)1583533993.0
"I promise you President Trump has no higher priority than the health and safety of the American people," Pence say… https://t.co/RW1CNWPede— Philip Rucker (@Philip Rucker)1583535882.0
BREAKING: Trump called Gov Inslee “a snake.” Says he told Pence to “not be nice to him.” He’s “not a good Governor.… https://t.co/XgUTwuWSMB— Scott Dworkin (@Scott Dworkin)1583533953.0
Pence was asked about Trump calling Governor Inslee "a snake" earlier, but Pence ignored the question and no one ha… https://t.co/CwVVPhE5x3— Susan Simpson (@Susan Simpson)1583536558.0