Reporters walk out on Portuguese, French far-right leaders over COVID-19 fears

By TPN/Lusa, in News · 11-01-2021 12:00:00 · 5 Comments

Invited to a small, windowless conference room in a hotel basement in Lisbon, most of the several dozen reporters decided to leave over fears of coronavirus contagion.

The election campaign launch by Portugal’s far-right presidential candidate, Andre Ventura, got off to a shaky start when reporters walked out on his joint news conference with visiting French counterpart Marine Le Pen due to a lack of social distancing. Invited to a small, windowless conference room in a hotel basement in Lisbon, most of the several dozen reporters decided to leave over fears of coronavirus contagion. The two far-right leaders ended up speaking to the media outdoors before laying a wreath at the monument to fallen soldiers.



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the Covid scam is a favorite tool of politicians to use as a weapon to control you.

By rod from USA on 03-03-2021 02:58

Relegated to dark basements sums it up really. All over Europe the far-right is in decline, while their poster-boy Donald Trump is being deposed. I’m surprised that the journalists bothered at all. Perhaps they could comment on LePen’s irresponsibility in making the journey at all.

By Dirk Scott from Lisbon on 12-01-2021 11:46

No, no bodies in the streets. The USA is doing quite well with refrigerated trucks and makeshift morgues.

By William from Other on 12-01-2021 11:33

No, no bodies in the streets. The USA is doing quite well with refrigerated trucks and make-shift mourges.

By William from Other on 12-01-2021 11:28

Theatre.

The coronavirus scam is a weapon used by goobermints to control their populations.

Bodies are not piling up in the streets.

Reporters are maggots. Be glad they left.

By rod from USA on 11-01-2021 01:40
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