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Challenged On 'So Many' COVID-19 Deaths, Trump Snaps At 'Fake News CNN'

Added 08-04-20 07:54:02am EST - “"We have done a great job" battling the coronavirus, Trump boasted, even though the nation leads the world in lives lost to the pandemic.” - Huffpost.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Huffpost.com: “Challenged On 'So Many' COVID-19 Deaths, Trump Snaps At 'Fake News CNN'”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

President Donald Trump boasted on Monday that his administration was doing an “amazing job” battling COVID-19, even as America leads the world in loss of lives to the pandemic. When he was challenged, he snapped at “fake news CNN.”

“We’ve done an amazing job with ventilators,” Trump told journalists. “Ventilators are very hard, very expensive, very hard to make, very complex.”

That’s when CNN reporter Jim Acosta interjected: “But why does the U.S. have so many deaths? The U.S. has so many death compared to so many countries around the world.”

“We have done a great job in this country,” Trump added. “We haven’t been given ... the vice president, the task force, have not been given the kind of credit. If you look at countries all over the world are exploding right now — people that you said were doing a wonderful job, so wonderful, but right now, take a look at the countries that are exploding.”

Asked Trump why the US has so many deaths compared to so many countries around the world. Trump claims the US has done “an amazing job” on the coronavirus.

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