US President Donald Trump has used a 4 July address to tout the country’s “progress” against Covid-19, despite a nationwide spike in cases. Amid criticism of his handling of the pandemic, he said China – where the virus originated – must be “held fully accountable”. The president also berated protesters who toppled monuments of US historical figures in recent anti-racism protests. “Their goal is demolition,” he declared.
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