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Throughout the rally, President Trump promoted his success throughout the pandemic, saying he saved hundreds of countless lives.

The county saw a record 261 new cases of the infection Monday– simply over 2 weeks after Trump’s rally– with an extra 206 on Tuesday, according to the Tulsa Health Department.

Another project rally Saturday: Doctors fret about coronavirus dangers at Trump’s New Hampshire rally

Tim Murtaugh, interactions director for the Trump campaign, said in a declaration that the news media was disproportionately focused on Trump’s occasions in the spread of the virus.

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Contributing: David Jackson, Nicholas Wu, Courtney Subramanian

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