Trump Quotes on Corona Virus – during Covid pandemic 2020

Trump quotes on Corona

This post is centered on Mr. Trump Quotes on Corona Virus. The entire world has been fighting against the pandemic caused by Coronavirus. Most of the countries including the superpower America are very badly impacted by this virus reportedly originated in China.

It’s quite natural for the world to look at the activities in the office of president of the USA to observe his actions against this pandemic to get some direction to fight back.

The global audience is interested to know about the quotes and sayings of Mr. Trump on notorious Covid19 Coronavirus, and the pandemic destroying human lives, its probable remedies or medicines, the suspected source of the virus, the relationship of America with India, etc.

This post is presenting some of his quotes on the Corona Virus and related areas that he made during this pressure time. The sources of the quotes are provided below.

Trump Quotes on Corona Virus

“I would view it as something that just surprised the whole world,”
“Nobody knew there would be a pandemic or epidemic of this proportion.”

Reference of the above quotes: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/mar/28/trump-coronavirus-misleading-claims

“I just think this is something … that you can never really think is going to happen.”

Reference of the above quotes: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/mar/28/trump-coronavirus-misleading-claims

‘It’s going to disappear. One day it’s like a miracle – it will disappear’

Reference of the above quotes: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/mar/28/trump-coronavirus-misleading-claims

‘Anybody that needs a test gets a test. We – they’re there. They have the tests. And the tests are beautiful’

Reference of the above quotes: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/mar/28/trump-coronavirus-misleading-claims

‘I’ve always known this is a real – this is a pandemic. I felt it was a pandemic long before it was called a pandemic. I’ve always viewed it as very serious’

Reference of the above quotes: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/mar/28/trump-coronavirus-misleading-claims

During his daily White House briefing, the president has said states are “stocked up” with medical equipment, adding:

“There’s a question as to hoarding of ventilators, some hospitals and independent hospitals and some hospital chains, as we call them – they are holding ventilators, they don’t want to let ’em up.”

Reference of the above quotes: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/mar/28/trump-coronavirus-misleading-claims

Trump also questioned why hospitals in New York City suddenly needed 300,000 masks when they previously needed 10,000 masks. 

“So I think people should check that, because there’s something going on, whether – I don’t think it’s hoarding, I think it’s maybe worse than hoarding. But check it out.”

Reference of the above quotes: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/mar/28/trump-coronavirus-misleading-claims

On 27 March 2020, Trump is reported to make the below claim though the public health experts warned that coronavirus should not be conflated with seasonal flu.

Trump: ‘You can call it a germ, you can call it a flu, you can call it a virus, you know you can call it many different names. I’m not sure anybody even knows what it is’

Reference of the above quotes: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/mar/28/trump-coronavirus-misleading-claims

Trump sayings related to China and the WHO | Trump on the origin of the virus

At the White House Mr. Trump was asked by a reporter: “Have you seen anything at this point that gives you a high degree of confidence that the Wuhan Institute of Virology was the origin of this virus?”
ref: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-52496098

Trump: “Yes, I have. Yes, I have,”
“And I think the World Health Organization [WHO] should be ashamed of themselves because they’re like the public relations agency for China.”

ref: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-52496098

Asked later to clarify his comment, he said: “I can’t tell you that. I’m not allowed to tell you that.”
ref: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-52496098

Trump also told reporters: “Whether they [China] made a mistake, or whether it started off as a mistake and then they made another one, or did somebody do something on purpose?

ref: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-52496098

Trump: “I don’t understand how traffic, how people weren’t allowed into the rest of China, but they were allowed into the rest of the world. That’s a bad, that’s a hard question for them to answer.”

ref: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-52496098

Trump quotes about hydroxychloroquine as Corona remedy

Sources:
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2020/04/24/rise-fall-trumps-obsession-with-hydroxychloroquine/

March 19, 2020: Trump for the first time mentioned the drugs during a daily briefing on the pandemic.

“Nothing will stand in our way as we pursue any avenue to find what best works against this horrible virus,..”

“Now, a drug called chloroquine — and some people would add to it ‘hydroxy-.’ Hydroxychloroquine. So chloroquine or hydroxychloroquine. … It is known as a malaria drug, and it’s been around for a long time and it’s very powerful. But the nice part is, it’s been around for a long time, so we know that if it — if things don’t go as planned, it’s not going to kill anybody.”

Promoting in tweeter(March 21, 2020):

“HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE & AZITHROMYCIN, taken together, have a real chance to be one of the biggest game changers in the history of medicine. The FDA has moved mountains – Thank You! Hopefully they will BOTH (H works better with A, International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents)…..”

Trump: Promoting HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE & AZITHROMYCIN in tweeter:

April 3, 2020: Reading from his prepared remarks, Trump talked about ongoing studies.

“We continue to study the effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine and other therapies, and the treatment and prevention of the virus,” he says. “And we will keep the American people fully informed on our findings.”

Trump continues, “Hydroxychloroquine — I don’t know, it’s looking like it’s having some good results. I hope that — that would be a phenomenal thing.”

“We’ve ordered it in the case that it works,” he adds.

“And it’s — it could have some pretty big impacts. And we’ll see what happens.”

Trump sayings on India’s position to export hydroxychloroquine to the United States

When asked about Indian PM’s decision to not export hydroxychloroquine to the United States and other countries, Trump said:

Trump:  “I don’t like that decision, if that’s — I don’t — I didn’t hear that that was his decision.  I know that he stopped it for other countries.  I spoke to him yesterday.  We had a very good talk.  And we’ll see whether or not that is.  I would be surprised if he would, you know, because India does very well with the United States.  For many years, they’ve been taking advantage of the United States on trade.  So I would be surprised if that were his decision.  He’d have to tell me that.”

https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefings-statements/remarks-president-trump-vice-president-pence-members-coronavirus-task-force-press-briefing-21/

He continued about his talk with Indian PM and said the next quote:

Trump: “I spoke to him Sunday morning.  I called him.  And I said, “We’d appreciate your allowing our supply to come out.”  If he doesn’t allow it to come out, that would be okay, but, of course, there may be retaliation.  Why wouldn’t there be?”

ref https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefings-statements/remarks-president-trump-vice-president-pence-members-coronavirus-task-force-press-briefing-21/

Later when India agreed on the export of hydroxychloroquine to the USA, Trump said the following in an interview.

“I bought millions of doses (of hydroxychloroquine). More than 29 million. I spoke to Prime Minister Modi, a lot of it (hydroxychloroquine) comes out of India. I asked him if he would release it? He was great. He was really good,”

Ref: https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/more-than-29-million-hydroxychloroquine-doses-bought-by-us-have-come-from-india-says-president-trump/article31286633.ece