Donald Trump Sued for $22 Million For Calling COVID-19 the 'China Virus' | 22 Words

Since he left office earlier this year, things are going from bad to worse for Trump.

We all remember Trump's insistent (and hugely problematic) use of the term "China virus."

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He used the term throughout the pandemic.

Well, it seems his decision has come back to bite him.

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And it seems he's in huge legal trouble.

Although it's been months since Joe Biden beat Trump in the election...

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He's basically been plagued by bad news ever since.

Never in the history of U.S elections has a president behaved so badly over his defeat.

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From the moment Biden was confirmed as the winner on November 7th, Trump went on a Twitter rampage - spreading lies about how the election was "stolen" from him and how Biden was nothing but a fraud.

Trump's behavior online began to escalate to dangerous levels...

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And the lies he was spreading to his followers ultimately caused the shocking scenes in Washington on January 6th.

After holding a "Save America" rally just a few miles away from the prestigious Capitol building, Trump encouraged his supporters to "take the election back" and "fight like hell"...

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Which lead to thousands of them storming the Capitol and unleashing true havoc.

5 people, including 1 police officer, died on that day...

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Including hundreds of others being seriously injured.

People from all around the world were horrified by the violent scenes...

And thousands began calling on Trump to intervene and to tell his followers to back down... which, of course, he refused to do along with refusing to take responsibility for the actions of the rioters.

This resulted in Trump being removed from Twitter and all other social media platforms for "inciting violence"...

And ever since, Trump has been painfully absent from all forms of social media.

Of course, we all know how much Trump loved running his mouth via social media...

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So we can't imagine how much of a kick in the teeth this must have been for him.

The seventy-four-year-old was clearly in a huge sulk over his social media dismissal...

And when the day of Biden's inauguration arrived, Trump wasn't present - making him the first U.S president in decades to not attend the inauguration of his successor.

At any given opportunity, Trump has viciously torn into the new president for how "bad" of a job he's been doing...

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Including at the Conservative Political Action Conference on February 28th, in which Trump well and truly grilled President Biden and his administration.

"We all knew that the Biden administration was going to be bad but none of us even imagined how just how bad they would be and how far left they would go," he told the cheering crowd.

He yet again insisted that he had won the 2020 election, fair and square...

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And that he plans to "beat them [the Democrats] for a third time" in 2024.

Of course, this was music to the ears of Trump's remaining supporters...

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But to many, the mere thought of the United States being run by Donald Trump is a literal nightmare.

But a recent poll suggests Don's poor behavior has done lasting damage to his political party.

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Things aren't looking good.

A recent poll conducted by NBC News has found that the former president's popularity has fallen among registered Republicans in the one-hundred days since his reign.

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It found that Republican support for the party was greater than the support for the former president, who was favored by forty-four percent of Republicans.

The figure for Republicans supporting the party without Trump stands at fifty percent.

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This is the first time in almost 2 years that Republican support for the actual party is higher than for Donald Trump. The outlet reported that it is also the first time support for the GOP has reached that figure against the former president.

The overall results of the poll found that Trump was actually favorable only thirty-two percent among responders, and fifty-five percent unfavorable.

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And now Trump has been hit with more bad news.

As TMZ has reported that the Chinese American Civil Rights Coalition are suing the former President.

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The reason? His persistent referring to COVID-19 as "Chinese virus," "Wuhan virus" and "Kung Flu" while in office.

​The lawsuit claims these terms had a direct link to an increase in violence against Chinese and Asian Americans.

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The lawsuit is valued at $1 for every Asian American and Pacific Islander living in the United States -- roughly $22.9 million.

The money is going to go towards a museum showcasing the history and contributions of AAPI to the U.S.

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