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March 18, 2020

Donald Trump Defends Referring To The Coronavirus as the ‘Chinese Virus’

Donald Trump Defends Referring To The Coronavirus as the ‘Chinese Virus’

While the world should be coming together is Donald Trump creating rhetoric that can potentially tear it apart?

Donald Trump has been calling COVID-19 the “Chinese virus.” He’s said the term publicly and written it in his Tweets.

https://twitter.com/realdonaldtrump/status/1240234698053431305?s=21

Many people online criticized Trump for how he referred to the virus. During a press conference today (March 18) he was asked why he uses the term and explained. His response was,

“Cause it comes from China. It’s not racist at all. Not at all. It comes from China. That’s why. I wanna be accurate.”

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Some online users were not feeling Trump’s “nickname” for the coronavirus. 

 

 

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