The Real Donald Trump and the Coronavirus Pandemic (2020)

These are very real quotes by the very real Donald J Trump regarding the Coronavirus Pandemic:
Jan 20:
"I know more about viruses than anyone."
Jan 22:
"We have it totally under control. It's one person coming in from China. It's going to be just fine."
Feb 2:
"We pretty much shut it down coming in from China."
Feb 24:
"The Coronavirus is very much under control in the USA ... Stock Market starting to look very good to me!"
Feb 25:
"CDC and my Administration are doing a GREAT job of handling Coronavirus."
Feb 25:
"I think that's a problem that's going to go away... They have studied it. They know very much. In fact, we're very close to a vaccine."
Feb 26:
"The 15 (cases in the US) within a couple of days is going to be down to close to zero."
Feb 26:
"We're going very substantially down, not up."
Feb 27:
"One day it's like a miracle, it will disappear."
Feb 28:
"We're ordering a lot of supplies. We're ordering a lot of, uh, elements that frankly we wouldn't be ordering unless it was something like this. But we're ordering a lot of different elements of medical."
Mar 2:
"You take a solid flu vaccine, you don't think that could have an impact, or much of an impact, on corona?"
Mar 2:
"A lot of things are happening, a lot of very exciting things are happening and they're happening very rapidly."
Mar 4:
"If we have thousands or hundreds of thousands of people that get better just by, you know, sitting around and even going to work -- some of them go to work, but they get better."
Mar 5:
"I NEVER said people that are feeling sick should go to work."
Mar 5:
"The United States... has, as of now, only 129 cases... and 11 deaths. We are working very hard to keep these numbers as low as possible!"
Mar 6:
"I think we're doing a really good job in this country at keeping it down... a tremendous job at keeping it down."
Mar 6:
"Anybody right now, and yesterday, anybody that needs a test gets a test. They're there. And the tests are beautiful... . the tests are all perfect like the letter was perfect. The transcription was perfect. Right? This was not as perfect as that but pretty good."
Mar 6:
"I like this stuff. I really get it. People are surprised that I understand it ... Every one of these doctors said, 'How do you know so much about this?' Maybe I have a natural ability. Maybe I should have done that instead of running for president."
Mar 6:
"I don't need to have the numbers double because of one ship that wasn't our fault."
Mar 8:
"We have a perfectly coordinated and fine tuned plan at the White House for our attack on CoronaVirus."
Mar 9:
"This blindsided the world."
Mar 13:
"National emergency, two big words."
Mar 13:
"I take no responsibility at all."

Last modified: Fri Mar 20 21:22:58 EDT 2020