Pence defends projections that they would be at 4 million tests a month-and-half ago when they recently just surpassed that mark. He said the difference is “having a test and having the ability to process a test ... There was no disconnect at all.”— Manu Raju (@mkraju) April 27, 2020
If ever you need to explain "distinction without a difference," here is the perfect example.
Q: “Maryland and other states...said they’ve seen a spike in people using disinfectant after your comments last week...”— CAP Action (@CAPAction) April 27, 2020
TRUMP: “I can’t imagine why.”
Q: “Do you take any responsibility?”
TRUMP: “No, I don’t.”
This is madness. Trump is putting Americans’ lives in danger. pic.twitter.com/PHGMBWT9gD
Of course he doesn't. He also said this:
Trump on his pre-coronavirus record: “I built the greatest economy in the history of the world”— John Harwood (@JohnJHarwood) April 27, 2020
And the rest of us just, what? Sat on our hands? And if he built it, why did it only take a few weeks of the rest of us not working to shatter it into pieces?
.@Olivianuzzi : If a POTUS loses more Americans over six weeks than died in the Vietnam War, does he deserve to be reelected?— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) April 27, 2020
TRUMP: "If you look at what the original projections were, 2.2 million -- we're probably headed to 60,000, 70,000 ...we've made a lot of good decisions." pic.twitter.com/J6YzS7jWoz
On Kim Jong Un: The hell? On the Vietnam War comparison: "Do you have any idea how many people were projected to die in Vietnam?"
When the president fired Flynn, he said it was because Flynn lied to the Vice President and to the FBI. https://t.co/DqX4Vg4GlP— Eamon Javers (@EamonJavers) April 27, 2020
And Flynn entered a plea of guilty, after a rigorous and required round of questioning from the judge to be sure Flynn knew what he was doing. Now he says he didn't. Gee, where'd he get ideas like that?
We’re about 15 minutes into the WH briefing and most of that time has been spent listening to retail executives talk about their efforts to help fight the coronavirus.— Yamiche Alcindor (@Yamiche) April 27, 2020
Now you know how it for the next 40 minutes.