Amanpour Links Trump to Brazilian Prez in Denial on Coronavirus

bradwilmouth | April 2, 2020
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CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR: As cases surge and peaks are yet to be attained, nations could cooperate instead of fighting to acquire much-needed life-saving equipment for themselves. There's even competition between states. The U.S. now has the most infections in the world. This as President Trump gets somber.

[Clip of President Donald Trump making grim prediction about the number of deaths in the near future]

AMANPOUR: But his ally in South America is still in denial, still ignoring the experts and the evidence. The Brazilian leader, Jair Bolsonaro, met supporters on the streets this weekend, saying people need to face COVID-19 like men and get back to work.

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