In a broadcasted townhall hosted by ABC, Trump said that his strategy for COVID-19 was to allow people to develop a “herd mentality” without a vaccine. Putting aside the fact that he means immunity, the truth is, he seems to be okay with more people dying.
When ABC anchor George Stephanopoulos asked Trump if the pandemic would go away without the vaccine, the president responded in the affirmative. He then added, “And you’ll develop, you’ll develop herd — like a herd mentality. It’s going to be — it’s going to be herd developed, and that’s going to happen. That will all happen.”