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AP FACT CHECK: Faulty Trump claims on virus drug, vote fraud

Added 05-25-20 02:35:02am EST - “When President Donald Trump doesn't like the message, he shoots the messenger.” - Washingtontimes.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Washingtontimes.com: “AP FACT CHECK: Faulty Trump claims on virus drug, vote fraud”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

WASHINGTON (AP) - When President Donald Trump doesn’t like the message, he shoots the messenger.

So it was this past week when he took very personally a scientific study that should give pause to anyone thinking of following Trump’s lead and ingesting a potentially risky drug for the coronavirus. He branded the study’s researchers, financed in part by his own administration, his “enemy.”

Boastful on the occasion of Memorial Day, Trump exaggerated some of his accomplishments for veterans’ health care. Over the weekend, he also repeated a baseless allegation of rampant mail-in voting fraud and resurrected claims of unspecified conspiracies against him in 2016.

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