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President Trump's COVID Conversation with Bob Woodward
Sep 10, 2020 at 01:28 PM

The Quick Facts

  • Veteran journalist Bob Woodward conducted 18 interviews with President Trump for an upcoming book called "Rage" between December 2019 and July 2020.
  • The interviews covered wide-ranging topics and were recorded with President Trump's permission. Last week, early copies of "Rage" and some of the audio recordings were shared with the press.
  • In one of the tapes, President Trump admitted to downplaying the risk of Coronavirus, saying, 'I wanted to always play it down. I still like playing it down because I don’t want to create a panic."

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Will this story impact how Americans evaluate President Trump's coronavirus response? Should Woodward have released the tapes earlier?

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