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10 times Trump downplayed the coronavirus

March 8, 2020


  • Reply Arnaldo Borghi March 5, 2020 at 10:41 pm

    When you watch real news outlet and then you see videos like this, it is evident democrap bias all over….RIP WP

  • Reply cripnamedblood March 5, 2020 at 10:41 pm


  • Reply S S March 5, 2020 at 10:42 pm

    Hey DNC & MSM Whores, You want so bad to beat Trump yet you want to nominate a mush brain like Biden who's going to get the dentures smacked out his mouth. Losers.

  • Reply Kiran Patel March 5, 2020 at 10:42 pm

    Why trump is lying nonstop to American people ? What a sick man

  • Reply ats89117 March 5, 2020 at 10:42 pm

    The Washington Post is really a rag. The president's job is to try to keep the economy on track. If you want to know about the virus, you listen to a doctor. And most of them were wrong too. Luckily, this all seemed like a slow moving train wreck to me, so I sold off all my stock when the market was still going up. I felt foolish at first when I missed some really great up days, but I feel really good now!

  • Reply Kiran Patel March 5, 2020 at 10:43 pm

    Trump blaming democrats means he is very very very sick shameless person what a beautiful liar no no what a nasty liars

  • Reply JHaz March 5, 2020 at 10:44 pm

    Everyone has downplayed it

  • Reply Al Oha March 5, 2020 at 10:44 pm

    Trump 2020

  • Reply JHaz March 5, 2020 at 10:46 pm

    He's been very active on trying to push forward vaccine development. Obviously they're doing stuff as fast as they can but let's be real, to blame trump on this is just more pathetic whining. But I expect nothing less from the Washington post

  • Reply JHaz March 5, 2020 at 10:47 pm

    Is this buzz feed? Remember when the Washington post actually reported news?

  • Reply dafttool March 5, 2020 at 10:47 pm

    The Emperor With No Clothes is failing in fabulous fashion,
    His enabling cultists blind to the naked truth before them.

  • Reply A b March 5, 2020 at 10:48 pm

    Trump is lying
    about Iran
    About Ukraine
    About Corona
    About ISIL

  • Reply i walk in circles March 5, 2020 at 10:48 pm

    Its the media who is making this an issue not the president

  • Reply Surge LaChance March 5, 2020 at 10:54 pm

    You guys just want to prove him wrong with your paranoia BS.

  • Reply Red E March 5, 2020 at 10:55 pm

    I’m not a trump supporter but I understand like 00000.1 of wat he says

  • Reply CJ -NYC March 5, 2020 at 10:57 pm

    this is petty , even for WAPO.

  • Reply Dadson worldwide March 5, 2020 at 10:58 pm

    You don't think there isn't already enough fearmongering reports? You might be this negative but idc who was pres. It would be right to be this confidant and reassuring.
    Lol trumps tweet dictate markets and behaviors of he run around like a chicken with its head chopped off it would riots and chaos in the streets .haha

  • Reply Blue Eyed Devil March 5, 2020 at 10:58 pm

    10 times the media used fear tactics on the American public.

  • Reply Aramai Jonassi March 5, 2020 at 10:59 pm

    When will this dude to be ruled as a danger to society? Just aking for a friend.😒

  • Reply Hot Mess March 5, 2020 at 11:00 pm

    absolute imbecile

  • Reply ericio22 March 5, 2020 at 11:01 pm

    The title should be Trump trying to keep people calm because the media is blowing this out of proportion.

  • Reply Ed Sal March 5, 2020 at 11:01 pm

    America is so doomed. We have uneducated Boomers who thing Medicare for all is "socialism" without being able to define the word and voted for Biden, a president who will do very little to assist the 80 million Americans uninsured or under insured.

  • Reply David Musial March 5, 2020 at 11:02 pm

    Take lots of vitamin C and D you'll be fine

  • Reply C White March 5, 2020 at 11:02 pm

    Stop with the politics over this issue. Sickening display.

  • Reply Bar BS12 March 5, 2020 at 11:02 pm

    Next year Trump is walking out of the White House and straight into a prison cell

  • Reply Nancy Rocks March 5, 2020 at 11:03 pm

    How is it helpful people to blame others. We should be uniting to address the virus. Not cutting officials down. We often don’t know what goes on behind the scenes. Wash hands and stay home. God Bless everyone. Stay safe.

  • Reply Horticultureandhomes March 5, 2020 at 11:04 pm

    We treat the flu the same way as the other flu viruses that we don't have a vaccine for. Why don't we have a MERS vaccine or a common cold vaccine? You would like us to panic over those viruses too? Limit contact with other people. Done, travel has been limited. In the free world we don't put the entire Nation on lockdown. What is your solution WA PO? You create havoc with no viable solutions. You are worthless. You are a fear mongering organization!

  • Reply Loving Memories March 5, 2020 at 11:07 pm

    I don’t see anything wrong here…AND I didn’t vote for Trump. At this point, all the jabs everyone takes at him, he should win a second term just to really piss everyone off. I’m Team Bernie but if Trump wins again, ok.

  • Reply J Gonz March 5, 2020 at 11:07 pm

    These comments, lol. Yeah the Post is totally doctoring these clips of Trump blatantly downplaying the virus.

  • Reply derek larner March 5, 2020 at 11:10 pm

    Mr. President, how would you handle this novel coronavirus:

    A) use the flu vaccine (because if it works on flu, which kills people in winter, then it must be applicable here)
    B) Exercise your 2A rights and give it a burst of semi auto fire from an AR-15 (hey, he probably has wanted to give it a try after seeing Chief Quimby shoot at the Osaka Flu)
    C) Have Russia take care of it for you (it’s worked so far)

  • Reply Richard Gagne March 5, 2020 at 11:14 pm

    Wish I knew how to block videos from assholes like this

  • Reply Ty Love March 5, 2020 at 11:15 pm

    You guys are hilarious.

    Face it, they screwed up. Due to budget cuts, The CDC completely ran out of emergency equipment. Meanwhile Trump was all over the airwaves trying to assure investors that the virus was just disappear. It didn't, and now everyone involved with this looks bad for being unprepared to handle this situation.

  • Reply Rafael Martinez March 5, 2020 at 11:16 pm

    Wow! He really does have the communication skills of a sixth grader, that’s amazing

  • Reply Tony Glock March 5, 2020 at 11:17 pm

    "Were ordering a lot of elements of medical" Shriveled Orange colostomy bag with dementia… 🤣😂😆😅

  • Reply DarkStoneCastle March 5, 2020 at 11:22 pm

    washington post…what a joke.

  • Reply FalconNewsreel March 5, 2020 at 11:22 pm

    Uneducated Trump supporters listen and believe this orange moron. They don't need any help from medicals. That saves our money. Let idiots die.

  • Reply Al Sun March 5, 2020 at 11:23 pm

    Saving people should be more important than saving the economy. We need to announce this pandemic and practice wearing mask and social distancing. This would buy us additional time to develop new treatment drug and vaccine. Pray this RNA virus will not mutate too much rendering the vaccine noneffective.

    Compare to SARS, COVID-19 is 20 times more contagious and has higher affinity to the ACE2 receptors of human cell. Unlike flu and SARS, a COVID-19 carrier can spread without any symptoms for up to 27 days. Those who recovered might suffer various organ damages. Many people in Wuhan died at home when the medical system was/is overwhelmed. China had never been crippled like this before by the flu and SARS. COVID-19 is no SARS!

    Various renown epidemiologists had already predicted up to 40 to 70% of world population will be infected as it follows an exponential equation. It’s time to accept Jesus and ask the Lord for forgiveness and mercy. We all are in His hands now.

  • Reply Melissa Diotte March 5, 2020 at 11:26 pm

    The Washington Post, fear monger sister to the MSM. No one cares and no ones buying your bs.

  • Reply FR5190LT172 March 5, 2020 at 11:34 pm

    This is a horrible news agency.

  • Reply Joe Brasco March 5, 2020 at 11:40 pm

    All you got is 10 times 😂😂 this is a moron of a president . .. it will disappear as he moves his hand in a gesture that doesn’t describe much 👋🏽👋🏽

  • Reply Private Private March 5, 2020 at 11:45 pm

    I want to hear from scientists, doctors, cdc. fda, nih, etc…. Not wrong info from someone that has a political agenda. tRump only cares about tRump getting re elected. Fact check everything that hole in tRumps face.

  • Reply Justin Randy March 5, 2020 at 11:45 pm

    i hope u Mr.President will get some of virus that u keep mentioning about !

  • Reply Big B Kenobi March 5, 2020 at 11:51 pm

    He's dangerous. And his cult are fanatics.

  • Reply John Jacobs March 5, 2020 at 11:53 pm


  • Reply One Drone Pilot March 5, 2020 at 11:55 pm

    Don’t worry America…..
    Our PM (pathetic moron) in Australia is just as mindfu^^ing as your occupier of the WH (wankers hub)

  • Reply Geoff37 S March 6, 2020 at 12:13 am

    OK here are the facts.
    This virus is not like the flu.
    There is no herd immunity or vaccine available.

    It is loose in the community.
    Infections will double every four or five days.
    Infection rate is exponential and US could have 200 million infections in next few months.Virus is at least ten times more deadly than flu.
    Millions of US citizens may die.
    World economy could collapse.
    This is not a beat up.

  • Reply Toro 2017 March 6, 2020 at 12:21 am

    You would have to be nuts to have any faith in lying, incompetent Trump's ability or credibility to deal with the virus. That's why the Stock Market is crashing and gold is going up in value.

  • Reply Bunny Ban March 6, 2020 at 12:48 am

    Fake news again reporting fake news as always they love wars they love violence they love spreading fake news because it gets them more views

  • Reply Bar BS12 March 6, 2020 at 1:26 am

    Trump is full of SHT. Trumps Stock Market Crash and rising unemployment rates means HE. WILL. LOSE. ——— Welcome PRESIDENT BIDEN

  • Reply loopy March 6, 2020 at 1:38 am

    many people were dying lots of people so they are saying

  • Reply Spivey March 6, 2020 at 1:45 am

    Government either protect the citizens by providing free medical supplies to every American or.. we as citizens stop paying taxes and don’t vote!! We have rights, it’s time to stand up and make the officials that we voted for start protecting us!!

  • Reply CALEXIT YES! March 6, 2020 at 1:49 am

    "10 times Trump played whistle-blower on the Mainstream Media"

  • Reply Nala! March 6, 2020 at 2:12 am

    There is a moronavirus in Washington DC

  • Reply bavarian sugarcane March 6, 2020 at 2:19 am

    "Elements of medical" smh……

  • Reply Klak Klak March 6, 2020 at 2:25 am


  • Reply Aaron Bruiser March 6, 2020 at 2:30 am

    He is correct, 100%. Media prefers to scare people, better coverage.

  • Reply E Salman March 6, 2020 at 2:36 am

    I see that some people here deleted their rebut's to me instead of backing off or conceding.

    Thing is, I appreciate learning when I am wrong.
    I am a skeptic, not a cynic.

    Most Republicans and xians freely admit that, if proven wrong, they still would not change their belief.

  • Reply Dylan Williams March 6, 2020 at 3:08 am

    What do you expect him to do? Say we’re all gonna die? He’s the president. He needs to project a sense of calm, otherwise the whole country would panic.

  • Reply Lydiah Kanyoro March 6, 2020 at 3:13 am

    Natural selection

  • Reply Bruce P March 6, 2020 at 3:18 am

    He really has no clue does he.

  • Reply spim randsley March 6, 2020 at 3:23 am

    Trump has raised the punchable face to an art form.

  • Reply Jubilee Pup March 6, 2020 at 3:26 am

    Plagues have disappeared

  • Reply David Cook March 6, 2020 at 3:44 am

    So he goes on Hannity and says he believes it's about 1% death rate, let's do the math. 160 (known)cases in the US with 12 deaths that puts the death rate 7.5%. Its hard to lie with the numbers right in front of you. Maybe Trump and his supporters never passed general math.

  • Reply The One And Only King Jr March 6, 2020 at 3:57 am

    the Pope is not the one spreading this virus , not let talking bad about him.

  • Reply Denise Alston March 6, 2020 at 5:06 am

    Trump is incompetent and yet some people will still believe him.

  • Reply T E March 6, 2020 at 6:04 am

    He doesnt care. He wont be affected. We are all his minions. Google New World Order. It unfortunately seems to be happening.🙏🙏🙏

  • Reply AFowkingPanda March 6, 2020 at 6:28 am

    What if him "downplaying" it is his way of trying to keep people calm… Making accusations that hes downplaying it only makes it worse. You cant make choices when you're scared, they have people working on it.. if the virus scares you so much then go buy a bubble suit no one is stoping you lol.

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  • Reply Gary Schooley March 6, 2020 at 8:03 am

    Wait till there's a zero or two (or more) after the numbers: then you'll really see Trump panic.

  • Reply Wow Lizzy March 6, 2020 at 9:00 am

    I can’t believe some people are denying Trump isn’t downplaying this’s literally his words, QUOTES yet still some of y’all stay blind

  • Reply unpsl US March 6, 2020 at 11:13 am

    This guys belongs in a Circus!

  • Reply Simon Tide March 6, 2020 at 12:03 pm

    "News" in 2020 is like Gossip Girls episodes.

  • Reply John Bell March 6, 2020 at 12:14 pm

    Repubs listen…you believe this DUMBFUCK, LYING president and think corona virus is not dangerous.

  • Reply talha aboojee March 6, 2020 at 12:20 pm

    trump set this up

  • Reply DTR89 March 6, 2020 at 1:14 pm

    To call the Washington Post “biased” would be a compliment. Intentionally-deceptive propaganda, cleverly-concealed.

  • Reply Born of Fire March 6, 2020 at 2:18 pm

    1:06 They profit from hand sanitizer sales.

  • Reply Born of Fire March 6, 2020 at 2:20 pm

    Sounds like the super rich have the vaccines to themselves. They are not worried. They are making you worried instead.

  • Reply David O'Malley March 6, 2020 at 2:41 pm

    Every single clip taken out of context. Amazingly spun. WP is trash.

  • Reply Daniel Smith March 6, 2020 at 3:53 pm

    Washington Post is a joke .. if he downplayed it, its because its not the doomsday virus that the media has made it out to be.

  • Reply Fredrik B March 6, 2020 at 10:31 pm

    Orange man CaUsEd ThE CoRoNaViRuS

  • Reply Typical abnormal March 7, 2020 at 1:11 am

    Whats wrong with humans , china seriously after this virus go , you need to change your everyday food standars.

  • Reply Max Bosco March 7, 2020 at 1:20 am

    He's making the same mistakes of the italian government. Here's really a mess and right now only the richest parts of the country (those with the best hospitals) have been involved, as soon as the virus will hit the south it will be a tragedy in terms of number of deaths. Do NOT underestimate this thing, it's not a joke.

  • Reply Jörg Mehring March 7, 2020 at 2:34 am

    11 yo

  • Reply Rhonda Zunt March 7, 2020 at 4:26 am

    You're all blind
    This is not political. This is a serious virus much like influenza. Its comming on fast and we need to do our best to get it under control. This is a global problem all these countries should have met months ago instead of acting like microbes won't spread. It's going to get worse and then better. We just need to keep casualties down.

  • Reply Vlad Larionov March 7, 2020 at 4:44 am

    Trump you are the best

  • Reply Intellectual Trumpster March 7, 2020 at 8:43 am

    all of those were lies by fake news media. I am Intellectual Trumpster and I can refute every stupid thing that liberals say.

  • Reply Carl Jones March 7, 2020 at 11:19 am

    Trump is an uneducated classless migrant offspring moron he's no grasp of the situation in hand

  • Reply gfunk6 March 7, 2020 at 2:13 pm

    and his supporters will say he went with what he knew to be correct at the time

  • Reply Envy Fino March 7, 2020 at 4:15 pm

    I think the coronavirus will become a real deal/crisis if he catches it (not that I want him to lol, I dont want anyone to contract such a disease)

  • Reply Lucas Frykman March 7, 2020 at 4:19 pm

    1:17 – We can clearly see you made a cut there that takes it entirely out of context. This is scummy of WP.

  • Reply Erik March 7, 2020 at 6:00 pm

    ok mike bloomberg.

  • Reply JC Edwards March 7, 2020 at 7:02 pm

    According to the ones in charge and the Washington Post Articles we should:

    1. Sing "happy birthday" while washing our hands.
    2. Don't think about boosting our immune system with herbal or natural things, eat fiber and fruit alone…nothing else.
    3. Send our children to school.
    4. Flights, cruises still available.

    All the while in the middle of a global pandemic with no vaccine or cure. And if you try to help others with tips outside of what THEY tell you, you'll be shadow banned on wordpress, silenced on Twitter and YouTube. While people online wait for orders like sheep to be lead to the slaughter and won't even consider helping one another spread the word to GIVE THEMSELVES and LOVED ONES A FIGHTING CHANCE.

    GOT IT!

    Godspeed 🦠🦠🦠🌍🇺🇸😷

  • Reply Messiah Franc March 7, 2020 at 7:34 pm

    Hey Don! Here's an idea. — Just get out of the way. —

  • Reply Jeff Hays March 7, 2020 at 8:19 pm

    How is any president responsible? this is just silly reporting

  • Reply Archer Lansky March 8, 2020 at 8:21 am

    Thousands of tissues will be lost if someone doesn't start taking this seriously!!!!!!!!!!!! A runny nose is nothing to take lightly!!!

  • Reply Kiwi Newz March 8, 2020 at 12:48 pm

    Evident President Hunch and VP Ummm are the greatest stable Geniuses. It’s Hoax and its gonna cost $$$$$ for test kits. Forget about the millions of Americans that lost their health insurance. Pharmaceutical Companies gotta earn.

  • Reply Michelle March 8, 2020 at 7:51 pm

    How cam anyone support this man. He can't even do a speech. He doesn't finish sentences bc he doesn't know what he is even talking about so when he realizes this he just stops and says something else. A very incompetent man.

  • Reply The Ryan O'Keogan Show March 8, 2020 at 8:10 pm

    Isn't it funny. Trump's recent statements have been made because of criticism and false reporting by the MSM who take these statements, cook them down, and try to use them against him.

  • Reply Joshua King March 8, 2020 at 9:48 pm

    We no longer live in an era where the government can lie about a virus to "keep people calm". He should have been up front and honest about this outbreak. How blind are you, his supporters, to not realize that he has lied about the severity of this virus? I mean, its no marburg or Ebola with a 90% fatality rate, its at 3.4% currently. The flu is around .1%. Still way deadlier than the flu. And extremely contagious. We have so few cases because trump wont allow mass scale testing and also because he cut millions from the cdc who is meant for this. But yeah sure. Keep believing he has your best interest in mind. You can't hide A contagious virus from the population. So he is only trying to discredit and sow doubt which is dangerous when trying to contain a virus. The risk of it spreading becomes dangerously high with that type of ignorance.

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