AP FACT CHECK: Trump sees what others do not in the pandemic
October 18, 2020
WASHINGTON (AP) — "I believe we're rounding the corner." "We're a winner on the excess mortality." "We have the vaccines coming and we have the therapies coming." "We have done an amazing job."
President Donald Trump sees in the pandemic what he wants to see. He seemed to acknowledge as much when he was challenged on stage a few days ago for repeatedly and thoroughly misrepresenting a study about masks.
No, the study did not find that most people who wear masks get COVID-19. Most people don't. But, "that's what I heard and that's what I saw, and — regardless...."
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