Trump confident coronavirus pandemic started in Wuhan lab, speculates about intentional release

Clearly lost it – just received report that not man-made. Crazy to avoid blame for inaction leading to thousands of deaths


US President Donald Trump ratchets up tensions with China by claiming the country was either too incompetent to stop coronavirus from going global, “or they let it out”.

Trump says his former national security adviser Flynn was tormented by dirty cops – Reuters

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, was tormented by “dirty cops” as part of the probe into whether Russia helped Trump win the White House in 2016.
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Convicted felon and profiteer suits Trump

Special Report: FDA’s lax rules on coronavirus blood tests open U.S. market to dubious vendors – Reuters

As the coronavirus pandemic engulfed the United States, Joe Shia, a consultant to Chinese medical companies, said he was bombarded with inquiries from American firms who saw a golden opportunity in selling tests to determine coronavirus immunity.
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US intelligence agency study concludes coronavirus ‘not man-made or genetically modified’ – ABC News

A study by US intelligence agencies pours cold water on the theory that COVID-19 is man-made but they are still exploring claims made by President Donald Trump that it could be related to an accident at a lab in Wuhan, China.
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Trump claims China will ‘do anything’ to stop his re-election as coronavirus row escalates

Donald J. Trump

China has been working very hard to contain the Coronavirus. The United States greatly appreciates their efforts and transparency. It will all work out well. In particular, on behalf of the American People, I want to thank President Xi!

5:18 PM – Jan 24, 2020


President again raises possible retaliation against Beijing over coronavirus as Chinese media criticises lack of leadership in the US

Donald Trump has claimed that China’s handling of the coronavirus is proof that Beijing “will do anything they can” to make him lose his re-election bid in November.

In an interview with Reuters, the US president said he was looking at different options in terms of consequences for Beijing over the virus. “I can do a lot,” he said, without going into detail.

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Florida ordered coroners to stop releasing coronavirus death data: report | TheHill

Florida officials have reportedly withheld medical examiners’ data on coronavirus deaths in the state for over a week, with the policy changing shortly after the Tampa Bay Times reported that the medical examiners were counting 10 percent more deaths than the state.
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