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USA: Trump takes aim at 'radical left' and China during Independence Day speech04:25

USA: Trump takes aim at 'radical left' and China during Independence Day speech

United States, Washington D.C.
July 5, 2020 at 01:58 GMT -00:00 · Published

US President Donald Trump took aim at what he called the “radical left” and China during his Fourth of July speech on Independence Day, in Washington DC. Trump was hosting the "2020 Salute to America" on the South Lawn of the White House.

“We are now in the process of defeating the radical left, the Marxists, the anarchists, the agitators, the looters and people who in many instances have absolutely no clue what they are doing," said Trump.

The US president also accused China of “secrecy, deceptions, and cover-up” in their handling of the coronavirus, while praising the US. “We have become the manufacturer on record for ventilators, we have the most and finest testing anywhere in the world and we are producing gowns and masks and surgical equipment in our country.”

“We are unleashing our nation's scientific brilliance and we'll likely have a therapeutic and/or vaccine solution long before the end of the year," the president added.

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US President Donald Trump took aim at what he called the “radical left” and China during his Fourth of July speech on Independence Day, in Washington DC. Trump was hosting the "2020 Salute to America" on the South Lawn of the White House.

“We are now in the process of defeating the radical left, the Marxists, the anarchists, the agitators, the looters and people who in many instances have absolutely no clue what they are doing," said Trump.

The US president also accused China of “secrecy, deceptions, and cover-up” in their handling of the coronavirus, while praising the US. “We have become the manufacturer on record for ventilators, we have the most and finest testing anywhere in the world and we are producing gowns and masks and surgical equipment in our country.”

“We are unleashing our nation's scientific brilliance and we'll likely have a therapeutic and/or vaccine solution long before the end of the year," the president added.

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