On Monday, even as President Donald Trump took to the White House briefing room to update the nation on the spread of coronavirus, frustrated people took to social media to mock the president's response.
Before long, the hashtag #Trumpdemic jumped in lists of trending topics.
@realDonaldTrump There were 11 cases of Ebola with 2 deaths in the United States and you attacked Obama over his ha… https://t.co/D3Y521kZwd— D Villella ❄️ (@D Villella ❄️) 1583790920.0
Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) was placed in an isolated room on Air Force One after being exposed to coronavirus until Tru… https://t.co/2tc7UAAWL4— Sarah Reese Jones (@Sarah Reese Jones) 1583792214.0
Stocks crashing People dying Trump golfing #Trumpdemic— 𝕁𝕀𝕄𝔹𝕆 (@𝕁𝕀𝕄𝔹𝕆) 1583762797.0
My 87 year old mother, a fox news watcher and lifelong republican, decided to cancel her flight and is trying to ma… https://t.co/KlwEGmuezV— Coco Mc (@Coco Mc) 1583784778.0
March 9: "This blindsided the world." Fact check: Back in 2018, Trump fired the entire pandemic response chain of… https://t.co/30TmYZZzD3— The Daily Edge (@The Daily Edge) 1583794234.0
Time for the GOP 2 throw in the towel We’ve come 2 the point #25thAmendmentNow Worsening daily His diapers are l… https://t.co/4rU0v9xkVb— A.Silver—GIFS & Memes (@A.Silver—GIFS & Memes) 1583782712.0
Question: Are Trump Admin. officials from @VP to CDC Director to the Surgeon General instructed at all press events… https://t.co/RSXRXAqmZb— Mikko Alanne (@Mikko Alanne) 1583795676.0
They tried, but FAILED, to hide the truth -- #Trumpdemic is here!! God help us all!!! https://t.co/NyquHyjlH7— Michael G. Mooney🐬🐾🌲 (@Michael G. Mooney🐬🐾🌲) 1583763718.0
I’m enraged. My elderly in-laws, very informed health consumers with serious health conditions, booked a flight to… https://t.co/bN3NTBxWb7— Sara Zimmerman (@Sara Zimmerman) 1583725933.0