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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's wrongs on court, virus; Biden errs

Added 09-26-20 08:03:02am EST - “In a momentous week, President Donald Trump painted a fantastical portrait of a coronavirus that affects "virtually nobody" among the young as he faced a grim U.S. milestone of 200,000 deaths and he asserted a constitutional basis…” - Washingtontimes.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Washingtontimes.com: “AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s wrongs on court, virus; Biden errs”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

WASHINGTON (AP) - In a momentous week, President Donald Trump painted a fantastical portrait of a coronavirus that affects “virtually nobody” among the young as he faced a grim U.S. milestone of 200,000 deaths and he asserted a constitutional basis that doesn’t exist for rushing a replacement for the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg over her dying wishes.

As Americans absorbed news of a grand jury decision not to prosecute Kentucky police officers for killing Breonna Taylor, Trump’s campaign pointed to purported economic progress for Blacks under his administration that didn’t tell the full story.

And with their first debate days away, Democratic presidential rival Joe Biden botched details about the pivotal Supreme Court vacancy and exaggerated his early statements on COVID-19, saying he declared it a pandemic in January when he didn’t.

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TRUMP, speaking hours before the U.S. hit a milestone of 200,000 virus deaths: “It affects elderly people, elderly people with heart problems, and other problems. If they have other problems, that’s what it really affects. … In some states thousands of people - nobody young - below the age of 18, like nobody - they have a strong immune system - who knows? … It affects virtually nobody.” - rally Monday in Ohio.

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