Trump: I didn’t want to ‘jump up and down’ and scream ‘death!’ over virus US president denies lying to Americans over dangers of coronavirus, following bombshell revelations by Bob Woodward Donald Trump’s depraved heart - The Boston GlobeI had assumed that the president had deceived himself about the severity of COVID-19. Now we know he just tried to deceive all of us. Trump seeks to shift scrutiny amid Woodward falloutPresident Trump is going on the offensive after revelations from Watergate journalist Bob Woodward that he deliberately misled the public on the severity of COVID-19. Trump told Woodward that he didn't see coronavirus as the leadership test of a lifetimePresident Donald Trump said in March that he didn't consider the coronavirus pandemic a once-in-a-lifetime leadership challenge, even as the country was going through historic shutdowns to fight the spread, according to a new interview shared by veteran j Analysis: Trump twists history of Churchill and FDR to cover up pandemic denialismPresident Donald Trump is now not just downplaying the coronavirus -- he's resorting to absurd historical allusions about great World War II leaders to try to disguise his culpability in 190,000 American deaths. Recording shows Trump admitted playing down coronavirus dangerMarch interview with journalist Bob Woodward, in book to be published weeks before election, highlights US president's ever-shifting public stance on pandemic Donald Trump admits to playing down dangers of coronavirus, book says“I wanted to always play it down,” US President Donald Trump said, according to a book by journalist Bob Woodward. “I still like playing it down because I don’t want to create a panic.” Trump acknowledges he intentionally downplayed deadly coronavirus, says effort was to reduce panicDemocrats, led by presidential nominee Joe Biden, denounced Trump’s actions as revelations from Woodward’s book fueled a sense of outrage.