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Trump reportedly briefed on coronavirus threat repeatedly in January, February, but ignored it


According to reporting in the Washington Post, intelligence agencies warned President Donald Trump more than dozen times in the first two months of this year that coronavirus posed a global threat. But Trump spent this time downplaying the threat as no worse than the flu. Experts argue the lack of urgency he displayed cost thousands of Americans their lives.