(Tea Party 247) – As the coronavirus continues its deadly and erratic journey around the globe, the enemies of the United States are taking the opportunity to baselessly and erroneously place blame for its spread on our feet.
Nevermind that the virus originated in Wuhan, China, where the corrupt and evil Chinese regime keeps their bio lab and the outbreak has every sign of a biological weapon gone array.
A top cleric in Iran is blaming President Donald Trump for the outbreak of the virus in his country.
The prayer imam in the holy city of Qom made his comments on the outbreak during Friday prayers.
Holy cleric Hojjat ol-Eslam Seyyed Mohammad Saeedi declared that it is the fault of our president–somehow–that the virus has struck Iran.
According to some reports, up to 50 people have died in the nation from the notorious and deadly virus.
Iran lawmaker @ahmadamirabadi1 reveals 50 ppl have died in Qom in past 2 weeks.
Meanwhile the Gov claims only 12 have died. Regime was aware of #COVID19 spreading but kept it secret to mobilize crowds for sham election@WHO @statedeptspox @USAdarFarsi @eu_eeas pic.twitter.com/xk1GaRCSjn
— M. Hanif Jazayeri (@HanifJazayeri) February 24, 2020
The main Shia seminary is in Qom.
The death toll from #coronavirus is rising in #Iran, with #Qom, the country’s religious center, having the most reported deaths — 50 so far. Why aren’t Iranian officials taking immediate steps to protect the people of Qom? pic.twitter.com/irrarNyNEk
— Maziar Bahari (@maziarbahari) February 24, 2020
Radio Farda reported:
The Friday Prayer Imam of the religious city of Qom, the epicenter of coronavirus outbreak in Iran, told his congregation Saturday that U.S. President Donald Trump targeted the city with coronavirus “to damage its culture and honor”.
Most of the coronavirus cases in Iran include people living in Qom and those who have visited the religious city recently. These cases have no clear epidemiological link to the outbreak in China.
Qom is the religious capital of Iran, home to many seminaries and the Shrine of Masoumeh and a bastion for hardliners. The city’s economy revolves around the Shrine which thousands of pilgrims from Iran and other countries visit every day.