Scattered throughout the first night of the Republican National Convention were rave reviews of President Donald Trump’s response to the coronavirus pandemic: touting treatments, shutting down travel from China and rebounding the American economy. But all the spin on the president’s handling of the virus is in sharp contrast with reality. An ABC News investigation in April showed that 3.4 million travelers entered the U.S. from several countries, including China, during the critical time period of December, January and February. Six month later the U.S. now leads the world in COVID-19 deaths, but on Monday night there was no mention of the nearly 180,000 who have died from the virus. “One leader took decisive action to save lives,” says a narrator in a highly produced RNC video that praises Trump’s signing of the CARES Act, his declaring a national emergency and dispatching PPE to states. The video also blames Democrats and the World Health Organization for diminishing the severity of the virus and uses praise from Democratic governors who thanked Trump for sending emergency supplies. “From the very beginning, Democrats, the media and the World Health Organization got coronavirus wrong,” the narrator says. In early March, hospitals and front-line workers


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