As COVID-19 confirmed cases in the United States rose to nearly 6,000, with over 100 deaths, President Donald Trump spent his morning touting his approval rating and attacking the press.
In just a few tweets, the President dashed the hopes that his words and actions would rise to a level that met the leadership and moral clarity Americans look to in a President at times of crisis like these.
We Now Know Trump's Bizarre Method for Liking Tweets and It's Definitely Weirder than Anything You're Imagining
President Donald Trump tweets an average of 12 times per day. His often stream-of-consciousness use of the social media platform has become one of the defining aspects of his presidency. He announces resignations and firings. He attacks lawmakers, journalists, and communities. He perpetuates conspiracy theories and false talking points.
But what he doesn't do often is "like" other people's tweets. He's only liked four tweets using his personal account, one of which is his own.
Rand Paul Just Offered to Buy Ilhan Omar a Ticket Back to Somalia for the Pettiest Reason and the Internet is Pissed
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) offered to contribute to a ticket to Somalia for Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN), a former refugee and American citizen who escaped violence in her birth country of Somalia as a child. Paul's comments come weeks after President Donald Trump's racist tweets against four congresswomen of color, including Omar, suggesting they "go back" to their countries.
Kellyanne Conway Just Asked a Reporter What His Ethnicity Is In Her Attempt to Defend Donald Trump's 'Go Back' Tweets
The outcry against President Donald Trump's racist tweets urging four congresswomen of color to "go back" to their countries continues to rage.
After Trump doubled down on his comments, White House counsellor Kellyanne Conway was in full spin mode. Breakfast Media's Andrew Feinberg asked Conway which countries the congresswomen—three of whom were born in the United States and all of whom are American citizens—should return to.