‘Such an Insult’: Doctors Furious as Trump Peddles Baseless Claim That They Are Inflating Covid Death Count for Profit

“We report deaths how they occur. If you did your damn job we wouldn’t be reporting so many.”**by Jake JohnsonCommon Dreams**Medical professionals responded with outrage late Saturday after President Donald Trump pushed the baseless claim that doctors and hospitals are intentionally inflating coronavirus death counts because they have a financial “incentive” to do so, a narrative that has been circulating for months in right-wing media circles and among some Republican lawmakers.During a campaign rally in Waukesha, Wisconsin Saturday night, the president said “doctors get more money and hospit…

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