U.S. President Trump would have “won in an absolute landslide” if it weren’t for the “Wuhan flu,” an Australian lawmaker said Thursday.
The former leader of the Labor opposition in Canberra and current NSW One Nation Parliamentary leader Mark Latham said Trump had the economy building and unemployment under control, however none of that counted once the coronavirus made its way into the U.S. and across the world.
That shifted political discourse away from Trump and his many achievements and pushed the focus to enabling flawed systems of mail-in voting.
“(Trump) had the economy racing ahead, obviously it was a tough issue for him,” Latham told Sky News host Andrew Bolt.
“The Democrats seized upon him and used the whole COVID distancing as a way of creating new mail-in ballot rules that seemingly played a role in Biden’s victory.”
Latham said “not everyone believes the commercial TV coverage