At the North Carolina GOP Convention Dinner on Saturday, former President Donald Trump demanded that Communist China pay a minimum of $10 trillion in reparations to compensate for damages caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
“The time has come for America and the world to demand reparations and accountability from the Communist Party of China,” Trump said. “We should all declare within one unified voice that China must pay. They must pay.”
Since the onset of the pandemic in January 2020, COVID-19 has infected an estimated 60 million Americans and millions of deaths have been attributed to the disease. The disease has infected more than 150 million worldwide, according to the World Health Organization.
Industries, countries, and citizens around the world have experienced deep financial, emotional, and physical loss after suffering mandated lockdowns, decreased income, trade restrictions, and more — and according to Trump, $10 trillion doesn’t even come close to covering the full cost.
“All nations should work together