Rick Scott claims press ‘almost hoped’ for Donald Trump COVID-19 decline

U.S. Sen. Rick Scott alleged a double standard regarding the disparate handling of the coronavirus cases of Donald Trump and Joe Biden, that latter of whom is undergoing treatment for the virus now.

Trump had COVID-19 in late 2020, during a pivotal time in his ultimately failed re-election campaign. Scott claimed that the media wanted Trump to suffer during a radio interview Friday on the Brian Kilmeade show.

“It’s ridiculous. They almost hoped that Trump would get worse,” Scott said.

Kilmeade played clips of Democrats critiquing Trump for a “dereliction” that caused him to get COVID-19 last year, with one blasting Trump for getting taxpayer

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