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CNN’s Erin Burnett Plays Montage Of Donald Trump Downplaying Coronavirus

On Friday, CNN anchor Erin Burnett played a montage of President Donald Trump downplaying the threat of the novel coronavirus, Mediaite reported. “Nearly 140,000 Americans have died from the virus. At least eight states hitting a record number of deaths this week, and yet the president missing in action,” Burnett began her monologue. She pointed out that Trump has not held a press conference on coronavirus in 10 days, stating that the last time he attended a White House task force meeting was in April. “Now Trump’s team is saying the president did not do something really, really important that he actually did do,” the anchor continued. Burnett then played a compilation of Trump’s statements about the virus. On April 9, April 29, May 15, June 17 and ...