Earlier this week, President Donald Trump referred to coronavirus as the ‘Chinese virus’, a term which many people have pointed out is xenophobic and racist.
His use of the term led to some pointed questions during a White House press briefing on Wednesday. During this briefing, press secretary Kellyanne Conway said that she couldn’t be racist, as her husband is Asian.
This morning a White House official referred to #Coronavirus as the “Kung-Flu” to my face. Makes me wonder what the… https://t.co/2Gn87vQVd0