An (incomplete) list of deaths that suspiciously benefited Donald Trump or were direct deaths caused by his rhetoric, policies, positions, actions or inaction in time of need.
General explanation: Donald Trump's body count: He's not just a narcissist and a liar. He's a killer: Donald Trump's criminal misbehavior has real consequences for real people. Too often, that includes death
Victims of killers who cite/support Trump will be included. Why?
Ongoing/Unable to precisely track:
24 immigrants have died in ICE custody during the Trump administration - The deaths of 3 detainees since April, along with the release of internal reports about detention center conditions, have spurred an outcry from advocates.
Brian D. Sicknick and six others (so far)
January 6th 2021
Why: Although most of the deaths remained among people stupid enough to engage in sedition/insurrection, they were still prompted to do what they did through Trump's encouragement via stochastic terrorism. Trump insisting that people 'rise up' and 'stand back and stand by', claiming the election was stolen to incite violence and civil unrest.
https://www.latimes.com/opinion/story/2021-01-08/trump-capitol-mob-dead-impeachment - Opinion: If the Senate had removed Trump a year ago, no one would have died in the Capitol this week
100,000+, 150,000+, 300,000+, 400,000+ (end of term), 500,000+ (ongoing consequences)
Why: Incompetence. Just sheer, unbridled incompetence and total disregard for human life.
https://www.esquire.com/news-politics/politics/a35012804/pfizer-vaccine-shipments-reduced-trump-administration/ - Is There Nothing About This Pandemic That These Clowns Won't F*ck Up? - Pfizer says it has plenty of vaccine doses, but the Trump administration* isn't getting them distributed.
https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2020/08/trump-coronavirus-deaths-timeline.html - How Trump Killed Tens of Thousands of Americans: A blow-by-blow account of his personal role in the coronavirus catastrophe.
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/17/world/Covid-deaths-Biden.html - Biden's incoming chief of staff warns that the virus death toll will reach 500,000 by the end of February.
https://www.vox.com/2021/1/19/22238568/us-covid-19-deaths-how-many-400000 - It took 4 years of intense combat to kill 407k Americans in WW2. It took COVID-19 and mismanagement by the Trump administration only one to reach 400k+ deaths
10, 11, 12, 13 People
Why: 17 year hiatus on federal executions broken by Trump's push to execute death row prisoners despite pardoning other people convicted of murder.
September 3rd, 2020
Why: Encouraged retaliation ("retribution") towards shooter of a white supremacist.
Anthony Huber, Joseph Rosenbaum
August 25th, 2020
Why: Continuous, amplified rhetoric from Trump, federal involvement against protests, radicalizing people through false claims of "violent left" and fear mongering.
January 8th, 2020
Why: Due to heightened tensions over unnecessary assassination of Iranian General, sabotage of Iran Nuclear Deal, a low-altitude plane was shot down.
January 3rd, 2020
Why: Bragged about killing general despite not having Pentagon approval, claimed "imminent threat" without evidence, likely had assassinated to appease GOP Senators and to distract from impeachment.
Why: FBI witness against Trump who signed off on Deutsche Bank loans to Trump "suicides"
Syrian Kurds, 2,000+
October 7th, 2019
Why: Ordered troops out of Syria, betrayed Kurdish allies by allowing Turkey to attack.
August 10th, 2019
Why: Extensive ties to Trump, direct access via AG Barr. Barr oversaw and chose location for Epstein's incarceration.
August 8th, 2019
Complications from Diabetes
Why: Deportation policy, "side effect of the travel ban." Born in Greece, but deported to Iraq, a country he's never been in, died due to lack of access to insulin.
August 3rd, 2019
El Paso Shootings
Why: Shooter cited support for Trump, his rhetoric of "invasion."
March 15th, 2019
Christchurch Mosque Shootings
Why: Shooter support(ed) U.S. president Donald Trump as "a symbol of renewed white identity and common purpose"
October 2, 2018
Why: Critical of Saudi government in which Trump aimed to do $8 Billion in armed sales with. Trump denied his own Intelligence Reports that indicated the Crown Prince ordered the killing, citing that the relationship between him and Saudi Arabia was more important.
September 16, 2017 - October 2, 2017
Why: Neglected to send prompt aid to people of Puerto Rico, misrepresented/stonewalled funding for aid, misrepresented/tried to suppress actual death toll.
August 12th, 2017
Charlottesville, VA - Unite the Right Rally
Why: Killer supported Donald Trump because of what he perceived were Trump's racial views, Trump remarked "You also had people that were very fine people, on both sides"
Stephen F. Hyde, Mark Grossinger Etess, Jonathan Brenanav
October 10th, 1989
Helicopter Crash - Forked River, NJ
Why: Trump was under investigation for money laundering, deeply in debt and soon to go bankrupt. 3 of his Casino execs were all potential witnesses. Blamed casino failures on Exec's deaths due to helicopter crash.