Trump urges protection of Asian Americans — after weeks of using the racist term ‘Chinese Virus’
Donald Trump appears in the White House Cabinet Room during meeting with health insurance CEOs (Youtube/Screen grab)

After repeated referring to COVID-19 as "Chinese Virus," President Donald Trump is now urging the protection of the Asian American community.

"It is very important that we totally protect our Asian American community in the United States, and all around the world," Trump tweeted.

"They are amazing people, and the spreading of the Virus is NOT their fault in any way, shape, or form," Trump continued, in a dramatic change in messaging. "They are working closely with us to get rid of it. WE WILL PREVAIL TOGETHER!"

Here is Trump's recent commentary on "Chinese Virus":