Trump targets 'Marxists' in July 4th speech, boasts of coronavirus response despite record case numbers

Trump said his administration is defeating 'Marxists' in his July 4th speech and defended his coronavirus response despite record high cases.

7/5/2020 5:41:00 AM

President Trump hosted a July 4th party Saturday in which he assailed the 'angry mob' that opposes him and defended his administration's coronavirus response despite record high case numbers.

Trump said his administration is defeating 'Marxists' in his July 4th speech and defended his coronavirus response despite record high cases.

USA TODAYWASHINGTON – Despite warnings by public health officials about the spread of COVID-19, President Donald Trump hosted a July 4th party Saturday in which he assailed the"angry mob" that opposes him and defended his administration's coronavirus response despite record high case numbers.

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"We are now in the process of defeating the radical left, the Marxists, the anarchists, the agitators, the looters, and people who in many instances have absolutely no clue what they are doing," Trump said during a"Salute to America" event at the White House.

As for the virus, Trump claimed progress is being made –"we've learned how to put out the flame" – even though new U.S. cases are on a record pace, including more than 50,000 in the last three days.Trump, who has repeatedly said the virus would eventually"disappear," optimistically claimed that there would be a"therapeutic and/or vaccine solution" to COVID-19"long before" the end of the year. Jonathan Reiner, professor of medicine at George Washington University, said a vaccine is unlikely by the end of the year,"at least not one released for widespread use."

The president also praised the doctors, nurses, and other first responders who were among the invited guests to the White House gala that featured a military band, flyovers, parachute jumps, and fireworks.More frequently, Trump echoed the speech he gave Friday night at

, where he condemned violent protesters.He again attacked people seeking to tear down statues and tributes to past leaders who owned slaves or fought for the Confederacy in the Civil War, saying their targets also include revered figures like George Washington.

"The patriots who built our country were not villains," he said at one point.Political analysts and others slammed Trump's use of Mount Rushmore, the White House, and Independence Day, as political props."This speech featured a president waving the white flag against a virus that has killed 130,000 Americans and showing that his only strategy is to further divide this nation," said Josh Schwerin of Priorities USA Action, a political action committee that supports Democratic candidates.

"What a travesty on America’s birthday.”Trump, who has struggled in recent polling, also echoed many campaign themes during his 30-minute speech, talking up his economic policies despite the problems brought on by the pandemic. He extolled his foreign and military policies, and told the supportive crowd gathered on the South Lawn that"many, many good things are going to happen" in the future.

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Happy day was not on his mind A viable enemy is the only legitimation for Cold War like worldviews What's funny is that Trump is too stupid to even know a Marxist is. Throw the bum out The 'angry mob' is not only in the streets vandalizing America, it is also in newsrooms. As to coronavirus, gov. Cuomo (D) is praised but if the USA had his state's rates, instead of 2,936.175 cases, we would have over 7 mil. and instead of 132,327 deaths, we would have 550,000

A record to what? This is a new virus. Wait until it is over and then the records will be set when another. COVID-19 happens. How is Trump suppose to control the numbers? The governors are more to blame for numbers right cuomo? The angry mob ... the best description yet of Trump’s supporters Gee let’s get down with Marxists—that’s pretty relaxant Comrade

Now even Kkk calls him racist The president is doing a great job and he has my vote AND Now, the REAL News: Even if its 4th of July, but 🇺🇸 the nation is in the middle of a horrible pandemic punishing Americans with daily infections and deaths.😬😬😢😢 — Therefore, it does not seem right for Trump to throw any kind of party to celebrate anything.. 🥳

SUPPORTS DOESN'T SOMEBODY'S G-D SMITE LYING HYPOCRITES? He talks like everyone is as dumb as his supporters lol He's completely unhinged. Hispanics for Trump 2020 When will the media stop lying about the 'record high case numbers' when case numbers reflect only the extent of testing. The more reliable numbers, hospitalizations and death ratios show that the US is doing better than the European Union.

That’s a hell of a headline. Fast track to herd immunity! Yeah! Fully reopen economy. No guarantee we will discover a vaccine. Most Americans are not affected by the virus. Democrats want to crash economy to win votes and socialize America Crackpot Trump Trump took the 4th of July and turned it into a Republican campaign rally. He couldn’t even just once, talk to all Americans. TrumpMeltdown LiarInChief VoteBlueToSaveAmerica2020

no Defense Did he call for reducing tests again? As he should. Love America Who knew the apocalypse would have such a ridiculous looking frontman? Meanwhile, in Germany...🤣🤣🤣 TrumpIsVoldemort Record high case numbers because of record high testing. 25thAmendmentBeforeWeAllDie lol the covid is a joke my wife is a nurse and my daughter had it and it’s 2 an 1/2 days of fever and that’s it you liberal idiots!!!! This country should not shut down for a fever for a couple of days!!! If you have health issues stay home how dumb can you dummercrats be

...Oh, and he talk about war Oh Fuck Trump. He's history. ya left out the best part: Lawd Someone who sucks putty’s D sure hates Russia history. What a sad fn place that must have been Heard it went swell From Onset of 'Corona' Phrase 'New Normal'. Repetition to Hijack American Liberty in Lieu of Socialist Tyranny Literally & Figuratively masked by Hysteria & Driven by Corruption. These are the FACTS. CORONA is FALSE NARRATIVE to justify Shutdown to Force Arrest of the WhiteOaks

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Trump will host a scaled-back July 4th party at White House as coronavirus cases spikeThere won't be armored military vehicles on display at the Lincoln Memorial, as happened last year, but the White House still plans to host hundreds of people on the South Lawn for music and fireworks. kimguilfoyle going to be there? Giving realDonaldTrump a big sloppy wet kiss? Military probably told him to suck it Trump and his followers should be given one of Dakotas and have all Trumpers migrate there. Secession would be granted - call it Magaland, Trumpland, whatever. Build a wall, put tariffs on everything, no immigrants, etc. Then when incorporating new gov't, think North Korea.

Trump Flouts Virus Rules, Warns Of 'New Far-Left Fascism' In Speech Ahead Of July 4thOn the eve of Independence Day, President Trump delivered a speech at Mount Rushmore National Memorial condemning protesters who want Confederate statues and monuments removed, as well as what he called a 'new far-left fascism.' Saying 'far left fascism' is like saying 'boiling hot ice cream.' that quote gave me whiplash. Is someone gonna tell him that fascism is right-wing by definition? Is anyone gonna tell his dwindling army of ghouls?

Trump to give July 4th address at scaled-back White House party as coronavirus cases spikeTrump's guests will include members of the military and law enforcement, as well as doctors and nurses on the front lines of the COVID-19 battle. 2 days in a row of spreading his propaganda & the virus! Busy as a killer bee. Heezadick Protesters spreading the virus!

Trump will host a scaled-back July 4th party at White House as coronavirus cases spikeThe explosion of coronavirus cases isn't stopping President Donald Trump from hosting a Fourth of July at the White House, despite objections from public health officials. Corona disappeared for 3 weeks after Floyd though... Good, let more of his supporters go. Trump is actively trying to kill us.

Trump will host a scaled-back July 4th party at White House as coronavirus cases spikeTrump&39;s guests will include members of the military and law enforcement, as well as doctors and nurses on the front lines of the COVID-19 battle. FROM THE BUNKER Trump spreads his virus to all those red states What runs through the mind of Donald Trump’s crowd? What about Trump made the dude behind him clap?

Trump returns to polarizing themes in Fourth of July addressPresident Donald Trump on Saturday railed against protesters, China and the media in an address marking America's Independence Day — typically a non-partisan celebration of national unity He railed against Marxists, rioters, police haters, statue and monument destroyers. He railed against these hateful terror groups Antifa and BLM who have made it blatantly clear they want to destroy this country. They hate USA. National unity was the cry to stop these radicals! very presidential, very inspiring. He can't help but dig his heels in deeper and deeper even though he is down a well politically. So done.