Trump is implying he’s saved millions of lives since the death toll won’t be 2.2 million and is so willing to restart the economy that he claims that “staying at home is death”.
Trump says it's true that opening up could lead to death, but: "Staying at home leads to death also. And it's very traumatic for this country. Staying at home, if you look at numbers, that leads to a different kind of death, perhaps, but it leads to death also."— Daniel Dale (@ddale8) April 10, 2020
Trump rambles about ‘genius’ coronavirus during long-winded briefing: ‘The germ has gotten so brilliant’ https://t.co/ZUyzSSohly— Raw Story (@RawStory) April 10, 2020
Reuters' Jeff Mason: What metrics will you use when making the decision to re-open the economy?— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) April 10, 2020
Trump (pointing to his head): "The metrics right here. That's my metrics. That's all I can do."
😳Trump’s face as @Acosta asks about his “happy talk” painting a rosy picture of medical supplies & #Coronavirus testing.— Paula Chertok🗽 (@PaulaChertok) April 10, 2020
Trump denies problems, claims “we have everything we need,” governors are “very happy” w/ “incredible job.” Calls the question “insulting to a lot of people” pic.twitter.com/KWdlxazhpL
Trump's assertion that the US lost lots of cases at the WTO before him is contradicted by a report by his own White House:— Peter Baker (@peterbakernyt) April 10, 2020