Trump says he didn’t lie to Americans when downplaying COVID-19 after Woodward tapes released

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In a tense exchange with a reporter, U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he didn’t lie to the American people, after the release of the Bob Woodward tapes revealed he admitted to downplaying the threat-level of the novel coronavirus, because the nation had to be “calm” and “not panicked” amid the pandemic. During the exchange, Trump mentioned that the seasonal flu can also be deadly, like COVID-19. “I wanted to always play it down. I still like playing it down because I don’t want to create a panic,” Trump told veteran journalist Bob Woodward in an interview recorded on March 19. For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/news/7324226/donald-trump-bob-woodward-playing-down-recording/ Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20fcXDc Like Global News on Facebook HERE: http://bit.ly/255GMJQ Follow Global News on Twitter HERE: http://bit.ly/1Toz8mt Follow Global News on Instagram HERE: https://bit.ly/2QZaZIB #DonaldTrump #Coronavirus #BobWoodward #GlobalNews

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