At a rally in Ohio on Monday, President Donald Trump falsely claimed that coronavirus only affects the elderly, and that young people don't die from the illness.
Trump: "We now know the disease... it affects elderly people with heart problems and other problems. That's what it… https://t.co/hha5xtONs0— Andrew Solender (@Andrew Solender)1600734976.0
Trump says in some states, "nobody young" is dying from the virus, which is just not correct.— Andrew Solender (@Andrew Solender)1600735020.0
The president has repeatedly sought to downplay the virus, openly admitting this was his strategy to journalist Bob Woodward even as he acknowledged it was potentially lethal.