Trump calls Beirut blasts “attack,” but cause is not yet known

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Mr. Video emerging on social media shows extensive damage and officials said at least 60 people are dead and more than 3,000 injured. Trump said. At his news conference Monday, the president declared that the virus is “receding,” even though the recent U.S. This was not some kind of a manufacturing explosion type of event. Trump says coronavirus pandemic is “under con… 01:23

President Trump on Tuesday described Tuesday’s massive explosions in Beirut, Lebanon,  as an “attack,” claiming that U.S. 02:05

Meanwhile, the president defended his apparent flip-flip of his position on voting by mail in Florida. Local television channel LBC said the material was sodium nitrate. It was a bomb of some kind.” Abbas Ibrahim, chief of Lebanese General Security, said it might have been caused by highly explosive material that was confiscated from a ship some time ago and stored at the port. Trump describes Lebanon explosions as “attack,” though cause is not yet known

By Kathryn Watson

Updated on: August 4, 2020 / 7:14 PM
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Two explosions rock the city of Beirut, Lebanon

Two explosions rock the city of Beirut, Leban… Florida is a very well run state,” Mr. “Well it would seem like it based on the explosion,” Mr. Trump insisted “I think it’s under control.”
First published on August 4, 2020 / 2:46 PM generals he met with seemed to think it was an “attack” of some kind.  It’s the first time the horrific incident has been described as an attack — at this point, the Lebanese government isn’t describing it as such. Trump said he has confidence in Florida’s leaders, who happen to be Republicans. “They’re so well run. In an interview with Axios that aired on HBO Monday night, Mr. In a tweet Tuesday, he declared the system is safe to vote by mail or absentee, as he himself as done. Trump said during a news conference. Much of our Country is doing very well.