Trumpian incompetence continues with number-rigging, even as actual facts get presented by scientists. In today’s presser, he worked in campaign rally rhetoric including softball answers about his impeachment in order to attack Democrats.
PLEASE STOP TELEVISING THESE CORONA CAMPAIGN RALLIES LIVE. THEY ARE BAD FOR THE PUBLIC HEALTH.
“Border security is also health security. And you've all seen the wall is going up like magic…the Democrat policy of open borders is a direct threat to the health & well being of all Americans. You see it w/ the coronavirus” – Trump's nonsense rant about health benefits of wall pic.twitter.com/xmsO7pReTU
Trump concludes the more than two-hour-long press briefing by reassuring us that if there's a scarcity of ventilators, he'll be involved in making life or death decisions about which states get them pic.twitter.com/Wzv0N8HV9T
Trump, who downplayed the situation for weeks even after it was clear it would be a crisis here, is portraying himself as the person who defended the country against a “ride it out” faction that didn't take the crisis seriously enough.
IÃ¢ÂÂm a physician at a hospital in NYC and THIS IS THE Ã¢ÂÂPPEÃ¢ÂÂ I WAS JUST HANDED for my shift. Our federal government has completely failed its health care workers. #GetUsPPEpic.twitter.com/bEh11ra7Ee