Obama Slams Trump over 'Chaotic' Response to Coronavirus Pandemic | 22 Words

Former President, Barack Obama, has absolutely slammed Trump for his response to the Coronavirus Pandemic which is sweeping the world by storm.

Speaking recently, Obama called Trump's management of the pandemic a 'chaotic disaster'.

But that's not all he said. He really didn't hold back.

Keep scrolling to find out exactly what he said.

As President Trump continues to cause shock and outrage across the country...

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Some terrible news has just come in about his very own valet.

Between calling it the "Chinese" virus and playing down the severity of the pandemic...

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Trump hasn't exactly been praised for his handling of the ongoing medical crisis.

He started out by remaining stubbornly confident in America's resilience to the virus.

Back in January, shortly after the initial outbreak, he was quizzed on his thoughts on the virus, in which he replied: “It’s one person coming in from China, and we have it under control. It’s going to be just fine."

And, even when the number of cases here in America started to climb...

He remained calm, and repeatedly stressed that there was nothing to be too worried about.

The President persistently fought against the media regarding the pandemic.

And, at one point, even dubbed the virus as being a "fake news media" conspiracy.

And, as the months trickled by...

President Trump simply wouldn't budge from his stance on the virus and even went on to compare it to the common flu. This was perhaps one of his most dangerous and false statements about the virus and caused plenty of outrage amongst both Americans and people all over the world.

Things needed to change.

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And fast. As the number of coronavirus cases and deaths grew here in the States, people were growing increasingly more concerned with Trump's blaze attitude regarding the pandemic.

But, thankfully, Trump seemed to have a sudden change of heart.

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On March 13th, mere days after he compared the pandemic to the common flu, he finally declared a national emergency.

This move freed up around $50 billion in federal funding...

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And promised a new screening website and more drive-by medical tests.

It seems that now, President Trump is finally taking the pandemic seriously.

In a press conference last month, Trump admitted: "We have a problem that a month ago nobody ever thought about."

The President has been doing some serious backtracking.

And insisted that he "felt it was a pandemic long before it was declared a pandemic."

But this isn't necessarily a good thing.

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Though Trump is finally taking the virus seriously, he has been dishing out some pretty concerning advice that could ultimately put thousands of lives at risk.

And last month, he made his most shocking claims yet.

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At a press conference, the President discussed potential cures for the virus and went on to bring up the topic of disinfectants.

He casually suggested that these disinfectants could, in some way, be "injected" into the body as a method of combatting the virus.

"I see the disinfectant where it knocks it out in a minute, one minute," he said. "Is there a way we can do something like that, by injection inside or almost a cleaning? Because you see it gets in the lungs, and it does a tremendous number on the lungs, so it’d be interesting to check that."

Even for Trump's standards, these claims are completely outrageous.

People are horrified that a man with such power and influence would offer such reckless and potentially deadly advice to his country.

Since his shocking claims, medical experts have been frantically urging people to not inject themselves with chemicals.

If you are unwell, go to a doctor. By no means should you ever pump such harmful and toxic chemicals into your body.

And some people have already taken the President's advice...

Dr. Jonathan Spicer tweeted: "No joke - we had a patient swallow Lysol as a #disinfectant a couple of weeks ago to prevent [the virus] infection. He made it out of the hospital after his gastrectomy...This kind of nonsense is absolutely mind-blowing."

Things have been getting seriously out of hand...

British firm Reckitt Benckiser (RB), which manufactures the popular disinfectants, Dettol and Lysol, were forced to issue a statement.

They have warned people against the use of their disinfectants as a remedy for the virus.

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Their statement read: "As a global leader in health and hygiene products, we must be clear that under no circumstance should our disinfectant products be administered into the human body (through injection, ingestion, or any other route). As with all products, our disinfectant and hygiene products should only be used as intended and in line with usage guidelines. Please read the label and safety information." All cleared up?

But recent news has left people completely distracted from Trump's ridiculous comments.

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Just days ago, news dropped that the President's valet, who has not been named, has tested positive for the virus.

The valet, who is a member of the US Navy dedicated to working at the White House, had symptoms on Wednesday morning and his test has just come back positive.

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TMZ reported that even though the President himself has tested negative, doctors have warned that it doesn't necessarily mean he is virus-free.

Trump was reportedly informed about the situation afterward and he is not happy about it.

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CNN said that the news is "hitting the fan" in the President's administration.

And now Obama has spoken out.

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Trump's predecessor and rival, of sorts, has spoken out, slamming Trump's response to the pandemic.

"An absolute chaotic disaster."

Those are the words Obama used to shun Trump's response to COVID-19: "An absolute chaotic disaster."

But that wasn't all.

Speaking with members of the Obama Alumni Ass'n, Obama went on a long rant about the way Trump has handled things.

He said:

What we're fighting against is these long-term trends in which being selfish, being tribal, being divided, and seeing others as an enemy -- that has become a stronger impulse in American life.

He continued:

It would have been bad even with the best of governments. It has been an absolute chaotic disaster when that mindset -- of 'what's in it for me' and 'to heck with everybody else' -- when that mindset is operationalized in our government.

Wow.

Obama really didn't hold back here. Do you agree with Obama?