‘You can’t do that’: Trump argues with reporter over Covid-19 death figures – video

‘You can’t do that’: Trump argues with reporter over Covid-19 death figures – video
In an extraordinary clip from Jonathan Swan’s Axios interview with Donald Trump, the president rifled through a sheaf of graphs to claim that the US has lower numbers of coronavirus than other nations.

The pair debated Trump’s point that America has a lower number of deaths as a percentage of coronavirus cases, but when Swan pointed instead to the number of US Covid-19 deaths as a population percentage, Trump said: ‘You can’t do that’ 

The full interview will be shown on HBO on 4 August 

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