Trump is still claiming that coronavirus will 'sort of just disappear' as infections soar

Trump is still claiming that coronavirus will 'sort of just disappear' as infections soar

Donald Trump's response to the coronavirus pandemic has been, shall we say, 'not great' even at the best of times.

Throughout the crisis, the president has done everything within his power to abscond himself of any responsibility for the thousands of cases that have ravaged his country.

In the infancy of the virus before it was declared a pandemic, Trump suggested that it would be gone by April as it would just 'disappear as the weather got warmer.'

That obviously didn't happen and Covid-19 cases have continued to soar in the US, with more than 50,000 confirmed cases reported on Wednesday.

Now Trump is back to claiming that it will disappear because that's probably the only hope that he has got left. Speaking to Fox Business the president said:

At some point. And I think we’re going to have a vaccine very soon too. 

We’re headed back in a very strong fashion... And I think we’re going to be very good with the coronavirus.

 I think that at some point that’s going to sort of just disappear. I hope.

The 'I hope' at the end is very telling...

Given that most of US has decided to reopen again it is highly unlikely that Covid-19 cases are just going to evaporate into thin air. Needless to say his latest statement on the virus hasn't gone down to well with even Nancy Pelosi mocking the president, referencing his previous claim that injecting bleach and directly exposing yourself to sunlight could cure the virus.

It has been more than six months since the novel coronavirus was first detected in Wuhan, China and the United States remains the most infected country in the world with more than two million confirmed cases and at least 130,000 deaths. Still, fingers crossed that is just 'disappears'...

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