President Donald Trump responded on Saturday to a repeated false media narrative that he referred to the coronavirus outbreak as a “hoax” in its early days when there were few known cases in the U.S.
“I never said the pandemic was a Hoax! Who would say such a thing?” Trump said in a Facebook post.
Instead, Trump says he was referring to Democrats and the media as the hoax. “I said that the Do Nothing Democrats, together with their Mainstream Media partners, are the Hoax,” he continued, setting the record straight despite their repeated attempts to portray him as not taking the virus seriously.
“They have been called out & embarrassed on this, even admitting they were wrong, but continue to spread the lie!” Trump concluded. You’d think he’d be used to it by now.
Lies and distortions like this are why CNN and MSNBC have very low ratings and most people don’t believe them any more, and repeating the lie again doesn’t really help their credibility any.
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