Analysis: This coronavirus timeline is incredibly damning for Donald Trump

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“I would love to have the country opened up and raring to go by Easter,” he said on Fox News on March 24, adding that it would be great to see “churches packed full of people for Easter.”Pressed on how he came up with that timeline, which most medical experts said would create a dangerous environment through which Covid-19 might spread wildly, Trump told reporters this: “It was based on a certain level of weeks from the time we started and it happened to arrive, we were thinking of terms of sooner. I’d love to see it come sooner.”Easter Sunday fell on April 12 this year.On April 13 — aka the next day — Trump had this exchange with Washington Post editor Bob Woodward about the virus:TRUMP: And Bob, it’s so easily transmissible, you wouldn’t even believe it. WOODWARD: I know, it’s –TRUMP: I mean, you could, you could be in the room — I was in the White House a couple of days ago, meeting with 10 people in the Oval Office and a guy sneezed, innocently. Not a horrible –WOODWARD: Yeah.TRUMP: You know, just a sneeze, the entire room bailed out, OK? Including me, by the way. …

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