Veteran journalist Carl Bernstein labeled Donald Trump 'America's own war criminal' in an interview with CNN's Brian Stelter, alleging he committed 'homicidal negligence' over the COVID-19 deaths of 610,000 Americans.
Speaking to the Reliable Sources host, Bernstein urged Americans to 'calmly step back' and 'look at Trump in a different context.'Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
'Trump is not just political - he transcends the political, and we need to start looking at his crimes in that context.
'He is our own American war criminal of a kind we've never experienced before,' Bernstein claimed. 'I think what we're talking about - Trump's crimes as an American war criminal in his own country that he has perpetrated upon our people, including the tens of thousands of people who died because of his homicidal negligence in the pandemic.'
Bernstein accused Trump of putting his own interests over Americans being 'slaughtered' during the coronavirus pandemic
Bernstein seemingly stood by his comments when CNN host Brian Stelter warned the veteran journalist he would get 'heat' over his war crime allegations
The Watergate reporter accused Trump of putting his political interests above the Americans getting 'slaughtered' by COVID.
Critics of the former president have repeatedly accused him of downplaying the pandemic. In February 2020 when the first outbreaks hit the US, Trump promised it would 'disappear' like a 'miracle.'
Trump also repeatedly tried to discredit his own coronavirus task force health experts, namely Dr. Anthony Fauci, and even publicly called him