The editor-in-chief of Chinese state media outlet the Global Times is gloating about how Trump catching coronavirus could ruin his re-election chances.

The Global Times is seen in the west as “part of the Chinese government’s propaganda apparatus” because it is under the umbrella of the Chinese Communist Party’s People’s Daily newspaper.

“President Trump and the first lady have paid the price for his gamble to play down the COVID-19,” tweeted the outlet’s editor-in-chief Hu Xijin.

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