‘We are all going to die’: Internet shocked by Trump claiming ‘a natural ability’ to understand science
President Donald Trump speaking at the annual NRA convention in 2019. (Screenshot/YouTube)

President Donald Trump attempted to reassure Americans about the competence of the response to the coronavirus outbreak.


Trump traveled to the Center for Disease Control in Atlanta, where he spoke to reporters.

The president claimed doctors were surprised he was so informed about the virus, Trump said, despite the fact he has been repeatedly fact-check for being misinformed about COVID-19.

Trump argued he has "a natural ability" to understand the science that allows him knowledge without education.

Trump's claims did little to reassure Americans. Here's some of what people were saying: