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I have no reason to believe you can process this, but basing your argument on comments and quotes by the president shows a complete disregard for the facts. What someone says is quite often very different than what someone does.
January 30, 2020, the World Health Organization declared a global public health emergency.
January 31, 2020, president Trump banned banned foreign nationals from entering the US if they had been in China within the prior two weeks.
February 2, 2020, The first coronavirus death outside China is recorded in the Philippines.
February 6, 2020, the first known American death occurred in California.
February 9, 2020, Death toll in China surpasses that of the 2002-2003 SARS epidemic, with 811 deaths recorded.
February 11, 2020, WHO announces that the disease caused by the novel coronavirus will be called "COVID-19."
February 12, 2020, Coronavirus cases start to spike in South Korea.
February 19, 2020, Iran's coronavirus outbreak begins.
February 21, 2020, COVID-19 cases start to spike in Italy.
March 3, 2020, Coronavirus cases begin to sharply increase in Spain.
March 8, 2020, Italy places all 60 million of its residents on lockdown.March 11, 2020, WHO declares the outbreak a global pandemic. President Trump bans all travel from 26 European countries.
March 13, 2020, Trump declares a national emergency in the US.