Trump On COVID Death Toll: If You Take Out The Blue States, We’re Doing Better Than Anybody In The World

Mediaite reports:

“If you look at what we have done and all of the lives we saved,” Trump said, before showing an initial fatality projection of more than two million deaths if no mitigation measures would be taken. “We are below that. That was if we did a good job. If not so good, 1.5 million and two million. That’s quite a difference: two million. That’s quite a difference.”

But Trump then began to segregate out states by their 2016 presidential vote or governor’s party affiliation, not-so-subtly criticizing so-called Democratic states and suggesting the higher number of death rates here were the main cause of the country’s elevated fatality levels and were the only thing keeping the

“The blue states had tremendous death rates,” Trump, the President of the United States, said “If you take the blue states deaths out, we are at a level I don’t think anybody in the world would be at.”