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Bob Woodward on President Trump downplaying the coronavirus

CBS News Sunday, 13 September 2020
Journalist Bob Woodward tells Scott Pelley he thinks President Trump "did not understand the American public" when the president revealed to Woodward he was downplaying the severity of the coronavirus. See the full report on Woodward's interviews with the president for his new book, Sunday night on 60 Minutes.
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The legendary journalist claims in his new book "Rage” that President Donald Trump knew the coronavirus was five times more deadly than the flu, even as he was publicly saying it wasn’t. CBS News’ Scott Pelley’s exclusive interview with Woodward can be seen this coming Sunday on “60...

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