Trump fumes at media over golf outing amid COVID-19 crisis

WION Web Team
Washington Published: May 25, 2020, 11:30 PM(IST)

US President Donald Trump Photograph:( Reuters )

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They don’t mention Sleepy Joe’s poor work ethic,  or all of the time Obama spent on the golf course Hawaii in a big, fully loaded 747, to play, Trump fumed

US President Donald Trump today attacked the news media after his widely reported game of golf over the weekend even as the coronavirus death toll soared to nearly 100,000 in the United States.

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"Some stories about the fact that in order to get outside and perhaps, even a little exercise, I played golf over the weekend. The fake & totally corrupt news makes it sound like a mortal sin," the US president fumed.

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"I knew this would happen! What they don’t say is that it was my first golf in almost.3 months and, if I waited 3 years, they would do their usual “hit” pieces anyway. They are sick with hatred and dishonesty. They are truly deranged!"

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"They don’t mention Sleepy Joe’s poor work ethic,  or all of the time Obama spent on the golf course Hawaii in a big, fully loaded 747, to play," the president said, adding,"What did that do to the so-called Carbon Footprint? He also played moments after the brutal killing by ISIS of a wonderful young man. Totally inappropriate - and it was me who shattered 100% of the ISIS Caliphate. I was left a MESS!"

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Trump's coronavirus task force coordinator, Deborah Birx had told a White House briefing earlier that Americans over this Memorial Day weekend should "be outside, play golf, play tennis with marked balls, go to the beach - but stay six feet apart!"

The president was also slammed on social media as his game of golf over the weekend came under fire:

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