David Perdue in 2020 AdWatch


On Health Care: Coronavirus numbers projected were supposed to be much worse

JON OSSOFF [off camera]: I'm Jon Ossoff and I approve this message.

IMAGE ONSCREEN: Still photos of Pres. Trump superimposed with Senator Perdue, with a moving graph and count of "Coronavirus Deaths in the US" from January to July.

TRUMP: In terms of cases, it's very, very few.

PERDUE: Very, very few people have been exposed to it."

IMAGE: Chart at 7 deaths in February.

TRUMP: The risk to the American people remains very low.

PERDUE: The risk of this virus still remains low.

IMAGE: Chart at 34 deaths

TRUMP: We've had flus before

PERDUE: We've had ordinary flu seasons with more deaths

IMAGE: Chart at 11,455 deaths

TRUMP: Those numbers are nowhere near what was projected.

PERDUE: The numbers projected were supposed to be much worse.

IMAGE: Chart at 97,592 deaths

TRUMP: It's going very well.

PERDUE: It's going very well.

IMAGE: Chart at 141,870 deaths

VOICEOVER: David Perdue ignored the medical experts; downplayed the crisis; and left us unprepared.

Source: OnTheIssues transcript AdWatch on 2020 GA Senate race Jul 27, 2020

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