In Trump’s Words: Praise for the Taliban and Optimism About the Coronavirus

In Trump’s Words: Praise for the Taliban and Optimism About the Coronavirus

He went directly to funny story that he had scheduled the signing in order that he may just provide the scoop to CPAC.

“You know, we scheduled it for CPAC because what better place?” he mentioned. “But we salute those who gave their lives and we salute all of those incredible people,” he endured. “And after years of rebuilding foreign nations, we are finally rebuilding our nation and taking care of our own American citizens! It’s time, right? It’s time.”

On the coronavirus, Mr. Trump on the information convention to start with mentioned that the Mexican border generally is a port of access for inflamed other folks, and that he had the facility to restrict get admission to.

“Yes, we are thinking about the southern border,” he mentioned. “We have received a lot of power on the southern border over the last couple of years from the courts, but we are looking at that very strongly.”

Minutes later, he contradicted himself.

“But right now, that is not a border as it pertains to what we’re talking about here,” he mentioned on the information convention in regards to the coronavirus. “This is not a border that seems to be much of a problem right now. We hope we won’t have to do that.”

At the scoop convention, he used to be requested about feedback he had made on Friday when he denounced Democrats, describing the worries they have got expressed in regards to the management’s virus arrangements as “their new hoax” after the Russia investigation after which impeachment.

“Hoax referring to the action that they take to try and pin this on somebody because we’ve done such a good job, the hoax is on them,” Mr. Trump mentioned. “I’m not talking about what’s happening here; I’m talking what they’re doing. That’s the hoax, that’s just a continuation of the hoax, whether it’s the impeachment hoax or the Russia, Russia, Russia hoax. This is what I’m talking about.”

“This is very serious,” he added. He once more accused Democrats of criticizing federal well being employees, who, he mentioned, “have done such an incredible job.”

“And I don’t like it when they are criticizing these people, and that’s the hoax,” Mr. Trump mentioned. “That’s what I’m talking about.”

Michael Levenson contributed reporting.