President Trump holds coronavirus press briefing – August 4 | USA TODAY


President Donald Trump said his administration has done an “incredible” job handling the coronavirus pandemic, and despite rising deaths, the outbreak is “under control” in a wide-ranging and contentious interview that aired on HBO Monday night.


Axios national political correspondent Jonathan Swan began the interview by asking Trump if his sometimes “wishful thinking” and “salesmanship” were suitable during a crisis that has killed more than 155,000 people in the USA.

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