Trump’s words have angered many Asian Americans and drawn condemnation from Trump’s Democratic rival Joe Biden and former President Barack Obama.
Trump in March also insisted that Asian Americans were “amazing people” and not at fault for spreading the virus.
Biden at a June 27 town hall for Asian American voters slammed Trump’s “dangerous theories” as xenophobic.
The number of Asian Americans aligning themselves with the Democratic party has increased over the past 20 years while support for the GOP has trended down.
For Trump, AAPI Data found nearly all major Asian American ethnic groups held an unfavorable view of the president.