11 Sep 2020

White House scrambles to defend Trump over Woodward interviews

From First Up, 5:07 am on 11 September 2020

To the US now, where the fall out from tapes of interviews President Donald Trump conducted with veteran journalist Bob Woodward continues. Around this time yesterday, selected audio from the tapes were released in which the President was heard to be admitting to playing down the seriousness of the Covid-19 pandemic in his statements and claims to the public. Indira Stewart discusses with our Washington correspondent Simon Marks.