When the concerns on the US recording the highest number of coronavirus cases and deaths was highlighted, Trump claimed that India does not give a straight count on Covid-19 deaths.
US President Donald Trump during Debate 2020 with Joe Biden in Ohio on Tuesday (local time). | Photo Credit: AP
Key Highlights Donald Trump also accused India, among other countries such as China and Russia, of being more responsible for global warming than the US Joe Biden stayed clear of making loose comments on India, whom he has considered as a close ally even during the Barack Obama tenure Biden left no stone unturned to tear into US President over issues of Covid response, tax returns, rising unemployment, healthcare and racism
Ohio: The first debate between US President Donald Trump and White House contender Joe Biden has been one marred with personal jibes and political barbs. From name calling to accusations, there were fireworks in the first official face-off between the two leaders.
While there were many issues that were debated upon by the two in a debate that focused largely on the Covid response of the United States of America, Trump dragged into the discourse to drive home his point on deaths due to the pandemic.
When asked about his response to the concerns on the US recording the highest number of coronavirus cases and deaths in the world, that too by a significant margin, Trump said that India does not share accurate figures of Covid fatalities.
“India does not give a straight count on Covid-19 deaths,” Trump told debate moderator Chris Wallace in the presence of Biden.
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