- Thu Mar 19, 2020 7:36 pm #601366
He hasn't used that, but Kellyanne Conway has:
Donald Trump insists calling coronavirus ‘kung flu’ is not racist
Donald Trump insisted that calling the coronavirus the ‘kung flu’ was neither wrong not racist at a press conference Wednesday.
The President’s defense of the term came after a reporter challenged Trump about a White House staffer who reportedly called Covid-19 the ‘kung flu’ while chatting to an Asian reporter. Trump himself has repeatedly branded it the ‘Chinese virus,’ despite widespread criticism.
‘I wonder who said that (kung flu)…I think they probably would agree with it 100%. It comes from China,’ Trump said.
"It is the duty of a newspaper to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable."