Trump on continued coronavirus cases, deaths: ‘Things go away’ [Video]


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August 5, 2020 at 7:46 pm EDT | by Chris Johnson

Trump on continued coronavirus cases, deaths: ‘Things go away’

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President Donald Trump speaks at a White House press conference on the coronavirus outbreak. (Screen capture via C-SPAN)

President Trump, under questioning from the Washington Blade, repeated Wednesday the coronavirus will “go away” when asked about making that continued claim about the coronavirus despite ongoing additional cases and deaths.

Trump repeated that assertion when asked whether his words during a “Fox & Friends” interview earlier in the day — “This thing’s going away. It will go away like things go away” — is out of touch with reality.

“It’s going away, it’s going away,” Trump said. “It’s going away. No, it’ll go away. Things go away. Absolutely. No question in my mind, it’ll go away.”

Trump, after momentarily turning to a reporter, added, “Hopefully sooner rather than later.”

Meanwhile, although the number of new coronavirus cases and deaths in the United States …