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Trump wanted to downplay 'deadly' virus, Woodward book says

Book: Trump said of virus, 'I wanted to always play it down'

"If you take it off, it'd be a lot easier", Trump said of the reporter's face mask.

Gangel and King continued on that point by referring to a tape where Woodward asked Trump if he remembers Robert O'Brien's coronavirus warnings from months ago, and Trump responded. His excuse? He didn't want people to panic.

"In another instance, he retorts to reporters, saying, 'Friends of mine have said, sophisticated friends have said, you've got to be the most innocent guy ever to hold this office", and accuses protesters of "throwing soup".

According to CNN, the new book "Rage" also covers Trump's diplomacy with North Korea, with Woodward obtaining the 27 "love letters" Trump exchanged with leader Kim Jong Un, 25 of which have not been reported publicly.

Trump usually fights criticism by blaming what he calls "the fake news" and claiming that unnamed sources commonly used in White House reporting don't exist.

Woodward conducted 18 interviews with the president for the book, which goes on sale next week.

"I wanted to always play it down", Trump told author Bob Woodward on March 19, days after he declared a national emergency.

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Audio recordings of the interviews were available on CNN's website. "Certainly, I'm not going to drive this country or the world into a frenzy".

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"Putin said to me in a meeting, he said, it's a shame, because I know it's very hard for you to make a deal with us".

Fox Nation host Lawrence Jones caught up with a group of MI residents Wednesday who gathered outside a Joe Biden campaign event to show their "love" for President Trump.

Graham added: "I don't think he needs to go on TV and screaming we're all going to die".

"You just breathe the air and that's how it's passed", Trump said. She said his actions reflect that he took COVID-19 seriously.

"The president has never lied to the American public on COVID".

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White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany was asked about Woodward's book during a September 9 press conference, which can be viewed in full here.

The president has said he expects to see a fast-tracked vaccine available to the public by no later than the end of the year and possibly earlier.

On Feb. 26, for example, he told reporters at a White House briefing that the 15 official cases the USA had at the time would soon be down to just a handful.

"It was Lindsey Graham who helped convince Donald Trump to talk to Bob Woodward".

But the segments in which Trump candidly discusses the coronavirus pandemic - which has by now killed nearly 200,000 Americans - are getting the most attention.

In a conversation recorded July 8, Trump said he couldn't understand why Black voters didn't support him. Woodward told the Associated Press.

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