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Bette Midler: ‘More People Have Died on #DonaldTrump’s Watch Than Died in the Bombing at Hiroshima’

By CNSNews.com Staff | July 27, 2020 | 5:02pm EDT
(Photo by Craig Sjodin via Getty Images)
(Photo by Craig Sjodin via Getty Images)

Singer Bette Midler put out a tweet on Monday saying that “more people have died on #DonaldTrump’s watch than died in the bombing of Hiroshima.”

“More people have died on #DonaldTrump’s watch than died in the bombing of Hiroshima, one of the most horrific crimes ever perpetrated on humans,” said Midler.

“As of today,” she said, “149,000 have died. #TrumpFailure”

According to a report published by the Pew Research Center, the estimated deaths resulting from the Hiroshima bombing “range from 66,000 to 150,000.”

According to the CDC, 132,245 COVID-19-involved deaths in the United States had been reported as of July 27. However, the CDC COVID-19 death counts for each week, which are based on official death certificates, continue to be updated over a period of weeks as the reports are filed by local jurisdictions.

Johns Hopkins University was reporting as of July 27, that there had been 147,253 COVID-19 deaths in the United States.

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