Trump told Woodward he downplayed COVID-19 to prevent mass panic, McEnany says

WASHINGTON — White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany, responding to an onslaught of questions Wednesday about Bob Woodward’s new book on President Trump’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, said the commander-in-chief tried to keep the public calm to prevent mass panic. “The president never downplayed the virus. The president expressed calm,” McEnany told reporters during…

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