President Donald Trump tweeted Saturday that his daily coronavirus briefings were not worth his time, two days after sparking a furor by suggesting patients might be injected with disinfectant to kill an infection.
What is the purpose of having White House News Conferences when the Lamestream Media asks nothing but hostile questions, & then refuses to report the truth or facts accurately. They get record ratings, & the American people get nothing but Fake News. Not worth the time & effort!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 25, 2020
“They get record ratings, & the American people get nothing but Fake News. Not worth the time & effort!”
US President Donald Trump leads the daily coronavirus response briefing at the White House in Washington, US, April 2, 2020. (Reuters)
After a strong rebuff of his suggestion by top medical experts and disinfectant manufacturers, Trump on Friday claimed he had been speaking “sarcastically.”
And on Saturday, after 50 briefings over two months, the White House did not hold one at all.SHOW MORE