Republican senator shares bizarre video of Trump wrestling coronavirus to the ground
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A US senator sparked anger and ridicule by sharing a bizarre clip of Trump wrestling coronavirus to the ground.

Kelly Loeffler, who represents Georgia, was accused of "belittling and dismissing" the virus which has so far killed over 200,000 Americans.

Her implication, that Trump's strength enabled him to fight off coronavirus, is one an idea that president has also tried to spread.

Since testing positive, Trump has repeatedly told people not to let the virus "dominate" them – as if overcoming a potentially life-threatening illness is a point of machismo.

The heavily-edited clip was called "disrespectful".

And totally bizarre.

In the original clip, from 2007, Trump pushes World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) CEO Vince McMahon to the ground as part of their 'Battle of the Billionaires' feud.

Who would have guessed back then that less than a decade later, this man would become president?

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