Birx was sharing the stage with @realDonaldTrump - providing a diplomaticly worded counterpoint, as he insisted it won’t be the same or might not come back at all in the fall and she emphasized that doctors just don’t know enough to be able to say that.— Margaret Talev (@margarettalev) April 22, 2020
...from Trump ranting, and went to the network news feed.
I am eternally grateful. I couldn't hear what Trump was saying, but I'm not surprised the gist was "everything will be great in time for my re-election!"
"We don't want a rebound. We don't want rebounds after all this death...all this death that never should have happened." The president raises his voice to says the virus "never should have left' that small area without naming China.— Kelly O'Donnell (@KellyO) April 22, 2020
Blind hog finds acorn of truth, immediately shits on it, throws a governor under the bus (the metaphor's gone, forget about it!) to be sure nobody notices:
Correction - no “very,” just “disagrees strongly” https://t.co/M4GtBX0eJ9— Maggie Haberman (@maggieNYT) April 22, 2020
“Because you never mention it. There’s no stories, what a great job we’re doing on ventilators,” Trump says.— Maggie Haberman (@maggieNYT) April 22, 2020
"Where's my cookie and my gold star for participation?"
Trump says he will do his big July 4 celebration in Washington DC again this year.— Josh Dawsey (@jdawsey1) April 22, 2020
Anyone who shows up needs to be quarantined upon their return. I am dead serious about this. And I do wonder if Congress can quarantine D.C.
Trump is suggesting that if the U.S. tested all 300+ million people in the country 10 times, the media would complain that they hadn’t been tested an 11th time.— Rebecca Ballhaus (@rebeccaballhaus) April 22, 2020
Right now about *4.4 million* people have been tested—about 1%.
I'd be happy if he just tested us all once.