Trump praises Indian-American scientists and researchers

WASHINGTON: United States President Donald Trump praised Indian-American scientists and researchers for their efforts in developing drugs and vaccines to treat the deadly coronavirus.

Trump said the United States was working closely with India to deal with the pandemic.

We have a tremendous Indian population in the United States and many of the people you are talking about are also working on the vaccine. Great scientists and researchers, Trump told reporters in the Rose Garden of the White House on Friday.

He was responding to the appreciation of the Indian-American community for his fight against the coronavirus. This is the first time that a president has recognized the scientific and research talents of the American Indian community.

Large numbers of scientists are engaged in cutting-edge research in various aspects of medical science, including at the National Institute of Health, universities, research institutes, and biopharmaceutical startups.

There are an estimated 4 million American Indians in the United States, of whom approximately 2.5 million are potential voters in the November 2020 presidential election.

As a presidential candidate, Trump was the first candidate to hold a separate election rally for American Indians in October 2016 in New Jersey.

Since then he has described himself as the best friend of India and American Indians in the White House.

According to Trump Victory Indian-American Finance Committee Co-Chair Al Masson, the president is not only a sensitive guardian of his 325 million fellow citizens, but also his determined and humanitarian commander-in-chief.

He has presented his true empathy and determination, mixed with the right solutions to combat this coronavirus pandemic Made in China. Their mission is to save American lives and revive the American economy. By doing whatever it takes, Mason said Friday.

Trump is unbeatable. His critics and enemies should leave him alone. They should let him focus on fighting the invisible coronavirus pandemic for all Americans and rebuilding the economy. He is a teacher at whatever he builds and believes in the power of prayer, ”said Mason.

Donald J Trump's senior adviser to President, Inc. and National Chairman of the Trump Victory Finance Committee, Kimberly Guilfoyle, in a recent op-ed in The Daily Caller, said Trump has the American people on his side.

At this point, Team Trump has raised more than $ 742 million with more than $ 255 million in cash available. Since transitioning to a virtual national campaign, Trump Victory, in coordination with the Republican National Convention, has made more than 20 million voter contacts and added more than 300,000 new volunteers, bringing the total to 1 million trained volunteers. and activated, Guilfoyle wrote.

The amount raised by American Indians for the Trump campaign is not available as of now.

The coronavirus, which first emerged in the Chinese city of Wuhan, has claimed more than 3,000,000 lives with 4.5 million confirmed infections worldwide so far.

The United States alone represents more than 87,000 deaths.