If the Trump administration actually had something major to announce in regard to the treatment of the coronavirus, why aren't any of the medical experts attending this press conference? And why wait? Why not announce it immediately?
Here's Trump Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany hyping their latest distraction on Twitter:
Needless to say, the responses were deservedly less than kind, given this gaslighting administration's horrid track record in response to the pandemic:
If Donald had something truly major to announce, he would wait 24 hours and announce it at his otherwise dreary RNC. God knows, that sad spectacle can use all the surprises it can get.
— Mrs. Betty Bowers (@BettyBowers) August 23, 2020
— D Villella ❄️ (@dvillella) August 23, 2020
remember when you got a cnn gig as a commentator because you were someone willing to defend Trump literally no matter what?
— Josh Marshall (@joshtpm) August 23, 2020
— No one (@ungubunugu1274) August 23, 2020
Trump’s press conference tomorrow must be to pimp the Oleander crap. That way he can say the FDA approved his poisoning of political opponents.
— Karoli #BidenHarris2020 (@Karoli) August 23, 2020
Baloney! I listen to Dr. Faucci, the CDC and the WHO. Sick of all these quaks #DoLittleDonnie presents.
— BennieBoy (@BenArbyLA) August 23, 2020
Sure, Jan. pic.twitter.com/eVVJNpZQnR
— trump makes fun of disabled americans...like me (@CUinNov) August 23, 2020