Trump uses July 4th address to put forward a dangerously misleading claim

7/5/20
 
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from CNN,
7/5/20:

As the nation marked a somber Fourth of July with many Americans confined to their homes amid an alarming rise in coronavirus cases, President Donald Trump used his stage on the White House’s South Lawn Saturday to put forward a mystifying — and dangerously misleading claim — that 99% of coronavirus cases in America are “totally harmless.”

The President’s assertion without evidence about the virus was his latest attempt to minimize the threat of the coronavirus as it ravages the United States

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