On Tuesday, when President Donald Trump was asked to comment on America leading the world in confirmed coronavirus cases, he replied that he views it as a “badge of honor,” since it means we must be doing a lot of tests.
The man with 5 draft deferments desperately wants a "badge of honor".https://t.co/zbsNwzMGzK— Tea Pain (@TeaPainUSA) May 19, 2020
Trump says the US having the most confirmed cases in the world is a "badge of honor": "When we have a lot of cases, I don't look at that as a bad thing, I look at that as, in a certain respect, as being a good thing. Because it means our testing is much better."— Daniel Dale (@ddale8) May 19, 2020
Over the course of the pandemic, we’ve seen him mess up some key details regarding all things Covid-19. Things that range from bleach being a cure to even the pronunciation of the virus itself.He also infamously said he didn’t know anyone who’d died from flu, seemingly forgetting that his own grandfather died in the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic.
TRUMP: "We're going after Virginia, with your crazy governor, we're going after Virginia. They want to take your Second Amendment away. You'll have nobody guarding your potatoes." pic.twitter.com/0ep30Tw15u— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) May 19, 2020
Trump defends Virginia’s tots and pears
Republican political operatives are recruiting "pro-Trump" doctors to go on television to prescribe reviving the U.S. economy as quickly as possible, without waiting to meet safety benchmarks proposed by the CDC to slow the spread of the coronavirus. https://t.co/B2NGR9u5jT— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) May 19, 2020
NEW: Trump dismisses FDA warnings about hydroxychloroquine, attacks non-peer reviewed study that found an increased risk of death associated with patients who were only treated with the anti-malarial drug by calling it a "false study." https://t.co/X37GHmSGMW— Axios (@axios) May 19, 2020