Donald Trump launches scathing attack on China, says "US was doing great until it was hit by China's virus"

By Rajan Nath -- July 05, 2020 11:07 am -- Updated:Feb 15, 2021

In another scathing attack on China, US President Donald Trump said that the country was doing great until it got hit by a virus that came from China. While addressing the second 'Salute to America' on the country's 244th Independence Day, Donald Trump said that "Tens of billions of dollars are now paid to the US treasury by the same countries but then we got hit by a virus that came from China."

Donald Trump also said that "We are producing gowns, masks, and surgical equipment... It was almost exclusively made in foreign lands, in particular, China where ironically this virus and other cane from."

He added that "China's secrecy, deceptions, and cover-ups allowed it to spread all over the world and China must be held fully accountable."

White talking about coronavirus vaccines, Donald Trump thanked scientists and researchers across the country and world who are at the forefront to develop a vaccine.

He said "We are now unbelievably doing well and are testing on vaccines, treatments, and therapeutics. I want to send our thanks to scientists and researchers around the country and the world who are the forefront of our historic effort to rapidly develop and deliver life-saving treatments and ultimately a vaccine."

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He further said that "We are unleashing our nation's scientific brilliance and we will likely have a therapeutic and vaccines solution long before the end of the year.

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