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Trump tweets about ratings for his coronavirus press briefings for the third day in a row as death toll approaches 17,000 and unemployment nears 17 million

Posted On: 10 Apr 2020   |   Posted By: Business Insider

Trump tweets about ratings for his coronavirus press briefings for the third day in a row as death toll approaches 17,000 and unemployment nears 17 million

President Donald Trump has repeatedly bragged about high TV ratings for his daily coronavirus press briefings.
Trump has tweeted about ratings three days in a row this week, suggesting they're proof that critics of his handling of the coronavirus pandemic are wrong.
As Trump focuses on ratings, the US approached 17,000 deaths from coronavirus as of Friday morning.
Almost 17 million Americans have also filed for unemployment in recent weeks as a consequence of the pandemic.
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President Donald Trump has taken to Twitter three days in a row this week to boast about TV ratings for the daily coronavirus press briefings.
Meanwhile, nearly 17 million Americans have filed for unemployment in the past few weeks, and the death toll from the coronavirus pandemic in the US approached 17,000 as of Friday morning.
The president has been broadly criticized over his handling of coronavirus. A CNN poll released earlier this week found a majority of Americans feel the...

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