Trump calls out 'Fake News Media' on not reporting record COVID case count

"​​More cases of COVID-19... are recorded in the U.S. today than ever before—not even close, and the Fake News Media refuses to print the real numbers," he wrote.
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Former President Donald Trump on Wednesday called out the "Fake News Media" and said the record number of U.S. COVID-19 cases is an example of the Democratic campaign's "REAL BIG LIE."

"​​More cases of COVID-19, sometimes referred to as the China Virus, are recorded in the U.S. today than ever before—not even close, and the Fake News Media refuses to print the real numbers," he wrote. 

More than 446,000 people tested positive for COVID on Monday the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports. This smashes the previous record of more than 294,000 positive cases in January 2021, before vaccines were easily available. On Tuesday, more than 431,000 people tested positive. The seven-day moving average is now about 277,000 cases a day.

"Do you remember when the Democrats campaign was based on the fact that they would quickly and easily get rid of the China Virus?" Trump wrote. "Their whole campaign was a lie from Religion, to the Border, to the Military, to the Economy, to Inflation, to the loss of Energy Independence and, of course, most embarrassing of all, to the inept, grossly incompetent withdrawal from Afghanistan."

He concluded that "All of those things, together with the Rigged 2020 Presidential Election, are the REAL BIG LIE!"

In another press release Wednesday, the 45th president dissected Biden's 2021 "COVID disasters." 

"One year in, Joe Biden is a failed president who has surrendered to the Virus and broken his number one promise to the American people: to end the pandemic once-and-for-all," Trump wrote, before going into more detail on specific "failures."