Trump calls 200,000 US coronavirus deaths ‘a shame’

The US president says: ‘Well, I think it’s a shame’ when asked by a White House reporter about the 200,000 coronavirus deaths in the US  – a fifth of the global total and the highest of any country worldwide. He claims the US could have had 2.5 million deaths ‘if we didn’t do it properly’. Trump also repeats his accusation that China is at fault for the pandemic.

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