The Blood-Stained Legacy of Donald Trump

TJ Larson
5 min readJan 2, 2024
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The one thing that is certain about Donald J. Trump is that for better or worse, his legacy as the 45th president will be cemented into American history and forever etched into the minds of those of us who are still alive to witness it unfold.

Even when viewing things in the best possible light, it is undeniable that Trump’s turn at the helm of state was marred by turmoil, strife, incompetence and pure chaos.

For example, in what could have been a defining moment of his presidency, Trump withheld vital information he received from Chinese leader Xi Jinping, about the nature and severity of SARS-CoV-2:

“It goes through air, Bob. That’s always tougher than the touch. You know, the touch — you don’t have to touch things, right? But the air — you just breathe the air. That’s how it’s passed. And so that’s a very tricky one. That’s a very delicate one. It’s also more deadly than your — you know, your — even your strenuous flus.”Donald Trump to journalist Bob Woodward.

The above is an excerpt from Trump’s recorded admission to journalist Bob Woodward that COVID-19 was far more contagious and deadly than previously thought. According to Trump himself, Xi directly told him that the virus was deadly, and airborne back in January of 2020. This was unknown at the…



TJ Larson

TJ Larson is a journalist, two-time American Pundit Contest finalist, and US Army veteran. Follow @TJLarson1 on Twitter