“He did promise ‘America First,’” the former Democratic presidential nominee tweeted with a link to a New York Times story about the global record.

The link included a photo of medical tents outside of Elmhurst Hospital in Queens, New York, where there were  on Wednesday alone.

There were nearly in the U.S. as of Friday afternoon. The nation with the next highest number was Italy, with 87,000 cases, though the death toll in Italy is still the world’s highest.

Despite the surge in coronavirus cases, Trump has continued to insist that Americans not working due to health measures should go , in just over two weeks, when he said he hoped to lift social distancing guidelines.

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