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Former President Donald Trump considered sending US citizens infected with the coronavirus to Guantanamo Bay. reports citing foreign media.

“Don’t we have an island that we own?” Trump asked staff in the Situation Room in February 2020, the Washington Post reported. “What about Guantanamo?”

Guantanamo Bay is a detention camp on Cuba the US uses to house those accused of serious crimes, including enemy combatants from foreign wars and those allegedly behind the September 11 attacks.

“We import goods,” the book claims Trump, who later contracted COVID-19, said to his staff. “We are not going to import a virus.”

2021.06.22 / 11:56
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