Watch CBS News

Trump defends his comments downplaying coronavirus threat

President Trump is standing by his decision to downplay the threat of the coronavirus in the early days of the pandemic, saying he was trying to avoid panic. CBS News White House correspondent Paula Reid joins CBSN to talk about the fallout from audio recordings of the president's interview with Bob Woodward. (Disclosure: "Rage" is distributed by Simon & Schuster, a division of ViacomCBS)
View CBS News In
CBS News App Open
Chrome Safari Continue
Be the first to know
Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting.