President Trump may have told Bob Woodward he downplayed the pandemic to the public, but the president is now saying he “up-played” the pandemic with his actions.
Trump told a voter during an ABC News town hall on Tuesday night that he did not downplay the coronavirus pandemic in terms of the actions he took to stop the virus from claiming more lives.
“I didn’t downplay it. I actually, in many ways, I up-played it in terms of action. My actions were very strong. Because what I did with China, I put a ban on. With Europe, I put a ban on. And we would have lost