Pelosi Accuses Trump Of Gambling As People Die Of Coronavirus

Washington – The head of the United States House of Representatives, Democrat NancyPelosi, affirmed this Sunday that, while the president of the country, Donald Trump, “is playing, people are dying” of COVID-19.

“We should take every precaution. As for the president, his rejection of the principle was deadly,” Pelosi said in an interview with CNN television, referring to Trump’s statements a week ago when he played down the coronavirus crisis. , and assured that it would end with the arrival of spring.

In addition, in the past week Trump has repeatedly repeated that he wanted to “open” the country as soon as possible.

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Given the increase in cases in the country, which leads the number of infections worldwide, Pelosi criticized the degree of knowledge of the president regarding the crisis.

“I don’t know what the scientists told him, but when did the president know about this and what did he know? What did he know and when did he know? This is to review it after he takes action,” he added. “But as the president is playing, people die. And we have to take all precautions. “

Likewise, Democratic politics considered that Trump is underestimating this crisis: “Because when he was signing the law the other day (the $ 2 trillion fiscal stimulus package), he said ‘think that in 20 days this will be great’ No, nothing is right. “

Deaths from coronavirus now exceed 2,000 in the United States, which has so far recorded 2,201 deaths, of which more than a quarter have occurred in New York state, according to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University.

Despite this increase in deaths, the country is still behind Italy’s numbers, with 10,023 deaths; Spain, with 6,606; China, with 3,182; Iran, with 2,640; and France, with 2,314, according to the figures from that source.

On Friday, the United States, which leads the number of infections in the world, crossed the barrier of 100,000 cases of COVID-19, and is already at 125,433; followed by Italy, with 97,689; and China, with 82,122.

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