US President Donald Trump rolled back Friday his claim that a possible treatment for coronavirus could be to inject infected patients with disinfectants, after his misguided suggestion garnered widespread ridicule.
Trump told reporters in the Oval Office he was being “sarcastic” when he made the claim during Thursday evening’s nightly press briefing.
“I was asking a question sarcastically to reporters just like you, just to see what would happen,” he said. “I was asking a sarcastic and a very sarcastic question to the reporters in the room about disinfectant on the inside. But it does kill it and it