Trump Defends Calling The Coronavirus ‘The Chinese Virus’.

The Chinese Virus

On Wednesday during a news briefing, President Donald Trump defended labeling the coronavirus “the Chinese virus when asked by a reporter.

“It’s not racist at all,” Trump told ABC reporter Cecilia Vega who asked him that question.

ABC reporter Cecilia Vega warned Trump about calling COVID-19 the “Chinese virus”, saying that it could lead to racial profiling.

Trump added that “it’s not racist at all, no, not at all.”