WATCH: Trump Misstates Dates Of Start Of World War II & Spanish Flu Pandemic

During a White House press briefing on Monday, President Donald Trump incorrectly suggested that the “1917” Spanish Flu pandemic “probably ended the Second World War,” which started in 1939 — transposing two significant historical events and their timelines.During the news conference, a reporter had questioned Trump about the COVID-19 U.S. death toll, asking, “If 160,000 people had died on President Obama’s watch, do you think you would have called for his resignation?” Trump continued, “Nobody’s ever seen anything like this … The closest thing is, in 1917, they say, right? The great pandemic …

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