U.S. President Donald Trump has been one of the most visible and outspoken public figures on the world stage since the coronavirus outbreak began. Snopes fact-checks rumors, quotes, and memes pertaining to Trump’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic (cont.).
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Does Trump Benefit Financially by Promoting Hydroxychloroquine as COVID-19 Treatment?
The U.S. president is invested in several mutual funds — some of which include very minor stakes in pharmaceutical companies.
Did Trump Golf, Hold Rallies After Learning About COVID-19 Threat?
After Sen. Mitch McConnell suggested the government's response to the initial coronavirus outbreak was in part distracted by the president's impeachment, rebuttal memes started flying.
Did the Trump Administration Send 18 Tons of PPE to China in Early 2020?
Critics have questioned the wisdom of exporting to China medical supplies that would soon be vitally needed in the U.S.
Trump Campaign Threatens TV Stations Over Coronavirus Ad
A cease-and-desist letter from the Trump-Pence campaign committee accuses stations of "airing a patently false, misleading, and deceptive advertisement."
Did Trump Suggest Stopping Public Officials’ Pay During Pandemic?
It appears something got lost in translation here.