China, Fauci and hoaxes: Donald Trump takes aim at usual suspects in return to stage
Former president seeks limelight ahead of midterms, calling on China to pay Covid reparations and dismissing criminal inquiries into his business dealings
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Donald Trump has returned to the stage in predictable fashion as he launched a more active phase of his post presidency: criticising Covid expert Anthony Fauci, calling for China to pay reparations over the pandemic and denouncing the New York attorney general’s criminal investigation into his business dealings.
At a GOP convention in North Carolina on Saturday night, Trump was introduced by the state’s party chairman Michael Whatley as “our president”, a nod to Trump’s baseless claims that the 2020 election was stolen from him through voter fraud, which Trump branded on Saturday “the crime of the century”.Continue reading…