The voted out US-Präsident Donald Trump did before the turn of the year The country’s achievements under his leadership were praised. Be there “Truly historic victories” and the US must be remembered for what it did, Trump said in a video message released Thursday. In particular, he praised the rapid production of vaccines against the coronavirus and thanked scientists, doctors and members of the military. The vaccinations would end the pandemic once and for all, Trump said.
The president went on to say that the country had coped with the corona pandemic “dramatically better” economically than experts had predicted. “Nobody can keep up with us” in terms of the less severe downturn and the rapid upswing, Trump claimed. “Whenever America is challenged, we are always up to the situation.”
Trump did not talk about the dramatic proportions of the pandemic, which continues to plague the US economy. Within a week, hundreds of thousands of Americans again applied for unemployment benefits, and according to the latest figures, around 19.6 million people in the USA receive some form of unemployment benefit. A year earlier it was only around 1.8 million.
Trump also did not mention the presidential election in his message. He emerged from it as a loser, but does not recognize the victory of his Democratic challenger Joe Biden.