Democrats put in mobile billboards slaen President TrumpDonald John The Memo: Trump Uses Convention to Focus on Major States Conway Hots Trump as ‘Women’s Champion’ Former ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ Star Trace Adkins Sings at GOP Congress MOREThe treatment of the coronavirus pandemic and the administration’s efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act around Washington, DC, amid the Republican National Convention.
The billboards appeared outside Trump’s hotel in downtown DC and at the White House, the Republican National Commission’s offices on Capitol Hill and by the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium, the central location for this most virtual GOP convention. year.
Text on billboards reads “Donald Trump: Releasing Chaos on American Health Care. Coronavirus is now the third leading cause of death in the US ” The back of another is seen saying “stop Trump’s war on health care,” according to images from billboards shared by the Democratic National Committee (DNC).
“Nearly 180,000 Americans have lost their lives to the coronavirus because Trump refused to listen to the experts or take the virus seriously. And now, seven months after the first cases were reported in the US, Trump is continuing his reckless effort to withdraw coverage for millions of Americans while offering no plan to fight the virus, ‘said Lily Adams’ spokeswoman DNC in a statement.
“America is leading the world in coronavirus deaths and cases, hospitals across the country are still overwhelmed, millions with existing conditions could lose their coverage – and Trump is only making things worse,” Adams added.
The billboards are part of the DNC’s week-long effort to highlight “chaos” under Trump as Republicans try to encourage the president to run for re-election. Every day of the GOP convention, the DNC said it planned to focus on “another crisis that has made Trump worse or worse.”
The DNC also released a video Wednesday morning with a similar attack on Trump’s treatment of the crisis and attempts to remove the Obama-era health care policy.
We are in a health care crisis because Trump refused to listen to the experts, did not take it seriously and has no plan yet.
– DNC War Room (@DNCWarRoom) August 26, 2020
It follows an ad that Democrats released Monday, the first day of the Republican convention, beating Trump and considering the four-day GOP event “Republican National Chaos.”
In response to DNC billboards, Trump spokesman Matt Wolking criticized Democratic nominees Joe BidenJoe Biden The memo: Trump uses convention to target key states Pence condemns Kenosha violence, supports police in convention speech Biden praises Milwaukee Bucks response to Jacob Blake shoots MOREThe answer to the 2009 pandemic in the flu, when Biden served as vice president.
“President Trump’s response to the coronavirus is a ‘phenomenal achievement’ – that is, democratic governors Andrew CuomoAndrew Cuomo Democrats put up mobile billboards attacking Trump near White House, GOP convention site Overnight Health Care: CDC test amendment approved by White House task force | CDC says asymptomatic people do not need tests, draws criticism from experts | No coronavirus response deal until late September? Grasses not optimistic DOJ asks governors over coronavirus orders that may have resulted in nursing home deaths MOREhis words. “If Joe Biden had the lead, more Americans would have died because of his opposition to restricting travel from China,” Wolking said in a statement.
However, Cuomo has also repeatedly criticized Trump’s efforts amid the pandemic.
Wolking on Monday defended Trump’s treatment of the outbreak and said “virtually every word” in the advertisement released by the DNC “is a lie.”