On April 24 USA President Donald Trump played down a furore over his statement that people could try injecting disinfectant to fight the novel COVID19 pandemic, declaring he was being sarcastic .
I was questioning sarcastically to the journalists like you just to see what would happen , he told reporters at the white house .
In the course of a news meet late on April 23rd , Mr President revolved as a government scientist in the room and questioned them about the part of the disinfectant to kill the COVID19 .
It hammers the Coronavirus out in a minute . And is there a process we can do something like that by injection inside or almost a cleaning ? Because you see it enters into the lungs and it does a tremendous number on the lungs , Trump said .
Mr President now says , he was speaking to a reporter , putting a saracastic question to the Journalist .
In fact he was speaking directly to a Department of Homeland security official in the briefing room, Bill Bryan .
Sitting adjacent to Mr Bryan was top white house COVID19 medical advisor Dr Deborah Birx .
Mr President often disagrees with reporters at his daily meeting and he did again on April 23 , address in two of them as a fake journalist.
He also repeated his regular objection that media treats him unfairly and plays down his accomplishments .
Nevertheless when discussing the injections Mr President had not even reached the question and answer stage of his briefing and the complete conversation was between him and the official .
The comment on the disinfectant caused a global confusion on April 24 .
The parent group of popular household product mention in a statement that under no conditions should their disinfectant products be administered into human body through ingestion , injection or any other way .
Kayleigh Mcknany , the White House Spokeswoman told the media had taken President Donald Trump out of context but did not mention he was being saracastic .