THE Donald Trump said today, Wednesday, opposed to any vaccination obligation against Covid-19, however, advising Americans to get vaccinated during an interview on the US state radio network, which he abruptly interrupted, his allegations of “fraud” in the 2020 presidential election.
“Vaccines, I recommend you do them, but I think this should be an individual choice,” the former US president told NPR, a not-so-common medium given that Trump gives interviews mainly to very conservative media. , observes the French News Agency.
The Republican, who remains central to the American right, has criticized the idea of vaccination, a choice defended by the government of his Democratic successor. Joe Biden.
“(Vaccination) obligations are really doing harm to our country,” he said. “This is severely affecting our economy.”
Asked about the 2020 presidential election, in which he and his party lost, Donald Trump reiterated, without proof, that it was a “falsified electoral contest“, Relayed by ΑΠΕ ΜΠΕ.
In front of the NPR journalist Steve Inskip, who compared the evidence of an electoral contest without massive fraud, citing results certified by his own Republican allies, such as in the state of Arizona, the former president reacted: “The number of ballots says nothing! “(The issue) is, the one who signed the ballots, where did the ballots come from”.
The billionaire continued to talk about the 2020 elections, in view of the by-elections, next fall: “The only way to prevent this from happening again is to resolve the issue of the rigged 2020 presidential election.».
With the journalist pressuring him, Trump continued his criticism, but abruptly interrupted the interview, saying: “Thank you very much, Steve, thank you».