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Donald Trump On Dr. Anthony Fauci: ‘He’s A Little Bit Of An Alarmist’

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In an interview with Fox News broadcast on Sunday, President Donald Trump described Doctor Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, as an “alarmist,” The Hill reported. During the contentious interview, anchor Chris Wallace pointed out that White House deputy chief of staff for communications Daniel Scavino posted to social media an image depicting Fauci as a “leaker” and an “alarmist.” “Well, I don’t know that he’s a leaker. He’s a little bit of an alarmist,” Trump responded. Stressing that he has a good relationship with the NIAD director, Trump argued that the nation’s leading infectious diseases expert has made a number of mistakes since the beginning of the coronavi...

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

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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 ...