Trump says China caused pandemic by 'horrible mistake'

Source: Daily Mail Online - View Original Article
Published: May 04, 2020
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88% "He pointed to Johnson & Johnson as one company making a dent. 'Many companies, I think, are close,' he told the Fox News Channel hosts.""
85% "And we're pushing very hard.""
84% "Last week Trump told reporters that he had seen proof that suggests the virus originated in the lab, but he did not go into ..."
82% "These are not the first time that we've had a world exposed to viruses as a result of failures in a Chinese lab,' Pompeo ..."
81% "President Donald Trump suggested that the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the globe is the result of a 'horrible mistake' made by China""
74% "' Counselor to the president Hope Hicks (left), who recently rejoined the administration, and new Chief of Staff Mark Meadows (center, speak to President Trump ..."
71% "We took a lot of grief for that from the outset.""
70% "His comments come as a Department of Homeland Security report shared on Sunday revealed US officials believe China 'intentionally concealed the severity' of the ..."

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88% : He pointed to Johnson & Johnson as one company making a dent. 'Many companies, I think, are close,' he told the Fox News Channel hosts.
85% : And we're pushing very hard.
84% : Last week Trump told reporters that he had seen proof that suggests the virus originated in the lab, but he did not go into detail.
82% : These are not the first time that we've had a world exposed to viruses as a result of failures in a Chinese lab,' Pompeo said on ABC's This Week.
81% : President Donald Trump suggested that the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the globe is the result of a 'horrible mistake' made by China.
81% : President Donald Trump suggested that the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the globe is the result of a 'horrible mistake' made by China
74% : ' Counselor to the president Hope Hicks (left), who recently rejoined the administration, and new Chief of Staff Mark Meadows (center, speak to President Trump during a commercial break during Sunday night's Fox News Channel town hall President Trump's motorcade prepares to leave the White House Sunday for the short drive to the Lincoln Memorial more videos
71% : Even World Health wanted to go in - they were admitted but much later, not immediately.
71% : We took a lot of grief for that from the outset.
70% : His comments come as a Department of Homeland Security report shared on Sunday revealed US officials believe China 'intentionally concealed the severity' of the pandemic in early January and hoarded medical supplies.
68% : Vice President Mike Pence and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin watch as U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during the 'America Together.
67% : 'Well, I don't think there's any question about it.
66% : The 15-page document brands Beijing's secrecy over the pandemic an 'assault on international transparency' and points to cover-up tactics deployed by the regime.
65% : Trump said that the federal government is putting together a 'strong' report on the origin of COVID-19 that has infected over a million in the US and killed over 68,000, adding it will be 'very conclusive'.
64% : 'We are very confident that we are going to have a vaccine by the end of the year,' he said Sunday night.
64% : In Sunday's virtual town hall, Trump said that China failed to admit their mistake in refusing to accept global aid President Trump holds still during a commercial break at Sunday night's Fox News Channel town hall that was filmed at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington 'We've said from the beginning that this was a virus that originated in Wuhan, China,' Pompeo said Sunday. '
60% : Returning to Work' town hall
60% : In Sunday's virtual town hall, Trump said that China failed to admit their mistake in refusing to accept global aid Last week Trump told reporters that he had seen proof that suggests the virus originated in the lab, but he did not go into detail.
59% : Admitting that it didn't sound like his usual 'America First' rhetoric, Trump answered, 'I don't care,' when asked how he would feel if another country developed a successful vaccine first.
59% : Experts believe the virus started spreading as early as February in the United States before it forced states to issue lockdown directives for millions of Americans beginning in mid-March. Last week, Trump claimed that he had seen evidence that coronavirus started in the Wuhan virology laboratory and warned he could impose tariffs of $1trillion on China in retribution for the pandemic. 'Yes I have.
59% : 'I can't tell you that.
57% : The US intelligence community said it believes that COVID-19 was not 'manmade or genetically modified' but was investigating whether it was caused by 'an accident at a laboratory in Wuhan'.
56% : However, Chinese officials and scientists have denied that there is any connection between the outbreak and the Institute of Virology in Wuhan that studies infectious diseases including coronavirus.
56% : On Sunday Trump blamed US intelligence officials for failing to warn the country about the severity of the virus tweeting: 'Intelligence has just reported to me that I was correct, and that they did NOT bring up the CoronaVirus subject matter until late into January, just prior to my banning China from the U.S.
53% : I don't think there's any question,' Trump said Sunday.
53% : In a wide-ranging interview last night: The president said he believed a coronavirus vaccine could be developed by the end of the year;He lashed out at Democrats who he said were motivated by politics and 'don't want to see a good result';Trump conceded that 100,000 Americans could die from the disease, after initially touting 60,000 as the final
53% : 'I can tell you that there is a significant amount of evidence that this came from that laboratory in Wuhan.
50% : The president continued to point the finger at Beijing on Sunday during a Fox News virtual town hall meeting at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. where he said China sparked the outbreak before scrambling to cover it up.
50% : 'I really just want to get a vaccine that works,' the president said.
50% : Yes I have,' Trump said when asked if he had seen proof the virus originated in the Wuhan Institute of Technology.
48% : The president continued to point the finger at Beijing on Sunday during a Fox News virtual town hall meeting at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. where he said China sparked the outbreak before scrambling to cover it up '
47% : 'They knew they had a problem, I think they were embarrassed by the problem,' Trump added.
46% : He condemned the Communist nation for not alerting global leaders on the severity of the outbreak while continuing to allow flights to exit China.
46% : When asked about President Xi, Trump said 'I'm not going to say anything' but 'this should never have happened'.
45% : We wanted to go in, they didn't want us to go in.
42% : They made a mistake, they tried to cover it, like a fire...
42% : But as part of a mass 'suppression and destruction of evidence', the state ordered samples of the virus to be destroyed in laboratories while wet market was bleached to extinguish remnants of the disease.
41% : It lends weight to a leaked dossier drawn up by the Five Eyes intelligence alliance which describes how Beijing made whistleblowers 'disappear', destroyed early virus samples and scrubbed the internet of any mention of the disease in the early stages.
41% : Trump predicts the US will have a COVID-19 vaccine 'by the end of the year' President Donald Trump expressed optimism that there would be a coronavirus vaccine by the conclusion of 2020.
41% : 'What they really treated the world badly on, they stopped people from going into China but they didn't stop people from going into the USA and all the rest of the world.'
40% : Sunday Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that 'a significant amount of evidence' suggested the virus came from the Wuhan lab.
37% : They couldn't put out the fire,' Trump said.
37% : The Wuhan Institute of Virology located near the wet market where Chinese officials claim the virus emerged from pictured above Diplomats had complained about the slack safety measures at the Wuhan Institute of Virology in the years prior to the coronavirus outbreak President Trump tweeted Sunday that the intelligence reports prove he wasn't late in addressing the coronavirus crisis because he had not been briefed on the matter until late January President Trump answered that he acted the way he did in the press briefings because nearly 100 per cent of reporters in the room are 'hostile' to him.
35% : 'We wanted to go in, but they didn't want us there.
34% : 'Personally, I think they made a horrible mistake, and they didn't want to admit it,' he added.
30% : 'We think we'll have a vaccine by the end of this year.
30% : I am not allowed to tell you that,' he responded.
29% : They couldn't put out the fire,' the president said
28% : Also, they only spoke of the Virus in a very non-threatening, or matter of fact, manner...
27% : Things are coming out that are pretty compelling.
26% : The document accuses China of covering their tracks by 'denying there were export restrictions and obfuscating and delaying provision of its trade data.'
26% : In Sunday's virtual town hall, Trump said that China failed to admit their mistake in refusing to accept global aid.
26% : Remember, China has a history of infecting the world, and they have a history of running substandard laboratories' The Walt Disney Company Privacy Policy The Wuhan lab is located near a wet market that has been identified as the likely epicenter of the outbreak that took place late last year.
21% : The Five Eyes spy document, which was leaked to the Australian Telegraph on Saturday, also details how 'risky' bat-related virus studies were carried out at the Wuhan Institute of Virology.
17% : The four-page report dated May 1 that was obtained by the Associated Press notes that China downplayed the virus publicly but increased imports and decreased exports of medical supplies.
17% : However, the president would not divulge what the evidence was that confirmed his suspicions, when asked by a reporter.
14% : When asked if there was enough evidence to prove Xi Jinping's regime misled the global community over the virus, the president said there was.
14% : It cites several studies led by scientist Dr. Shi Zhengli at the Institute into deadly bat-derived coronaviruses, with at least one of the virus samples being a 96 per cent genetic match for Covid-19.
13% : toll;Trump claimed he has been treated worse than Abraham Lincoln by the press, as he sat in the shadow of the 16th president's memorial;Vice president Mike Pence admitted he should have worn a mask when he visited the Mayo clinic following a backlash for flouting the rules.
12% : We're building supply lines now and we don't even have the final vaccine,' Trump said.
11% : Personally, I think they made a horrible mistake, and they didn't want to admit it...like a fire...
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1% : He then claimed he was treated worse than Abraham Lincoln, who was assassinated Earlier on

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