Trump Defends Calling COVID-19 A ‘Chinese Virus’

March 18, 2020
Surrounded by members of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, President Donald Trump speaks at a press conference on COVID-19, known as the coronavirus, in the Rose Garden of the White House on March 13, 2020.(Pho... Surrounded by members of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, President Donald Trump speaks at a press conference on COVID-19, known as the coronavirus, in the Rose Garden of the White House on March 13, 2020.(Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images) MORE LESS
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March 18, 2020

President Donald Trump held a press conference with his White House coronavirus task force Wednesday morning to discuss “very important news” from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding COVID-19. Among other things, Trump defended labeling the outbreak the “Chinese virus.”

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President Donald Trump held a press conference with his White House coronavirus task force Wednesday morning to discuss “very important news” from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding COVID-19. Among other things, Trump defended labeling the outbreak the “Chinese virus.”

Scroll down to read our live coverage of the press conference:

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