President Donald Trump spent Tuesday morning watching television and commenting on what he watched, as doctors and nurses beg for more supplies to battle the coronavirus pandemic.
The president reacted at 7:27 a.m. to thanks from New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, which Fox News reported shortly after 6 a.m., and he then tweeted out a response to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who gave a lengthy interview to MSNBC's "Morning Joe" that began shortly after 8 a.m.
“New York Governor Cuomo says President Trump has been “very helpful.” @foxandfriends Thank you, everybody is working very hard!— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump) 1585654026.0
I watched a portion of low rated (very) Morning Psycho (Joe) this Morning in order to see what Nancy Pelosi had to… https://t.co/imQMQMJycF— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump) 1585660693.0
The president's tweets prompted some to wonder whether he ought to get to work.
don’t u have a fuckin job https://t.co/XVtDCLmE9Y— darth™ (@darth™) 1585662123.0
When Pelosi was asked on Morning Joe about the fact that she & Trump haven't talked in months, she said they talk t… https://t.co/Q4NXLXp0xj— Jackie Calmes (@Jackie Calmes) 1585661491.0
@realDonaldTrump we are in the middle of a pandemic. Why are you watching TV? https://t.co/rlafjUkfVS— Joshua Ryan Myers (he/him) (@Joshua Ryan Myers (he/him)) 1585661247.0
@realDonaldTrump Good to see you are still focused on the crisis at hand.— 🦅Mark Hartig🇺🇸 (@🦅Mark Hartig🇺🇸) 1585660744.0
@realDonaldTrump Obviously working hard and laser-focused on helping Americans get through this tough time.— Paul 👻 (@Paul 👻) 1585660812.0
@realDonaldTrump Well, she was 💯 correct that the only way to communicate with you is through television. God help us all.— Jack Laffey (@Jack Laffey) 1585660855.0
@realDonaldTrump Looks like this deadly virus hasn't changed your routine one bit. Still hate-watching certain show… https://t.co/wfpxhtOclV— Leonbergers (@Leonbergers) 1585661234.0
@realDonaldTrump The president is sitting around watching TV again! Resign already!— JschllN (@JschllN) 1585661445.0
Imagine if @realDonaldTrump put as much effort to combating the coronavirus as he does watching TV and rage tweetin… https://t.co/QB0pPRMlq9— Richard W. (@Richard W.) 1585661830.0
@realDonaldTrump Why the hell are you sitting around just watching tv???? People around country are working 24/7 to… https://t.co/4S6bDs7f4b— franklyscarlet (@franklyscarlet) 1585661632.0
@realDonaldTrump We know you spend more time watching tv than working.— StormKitty, Bernadette, Stuart and Andre’ (@StormKitty, Bernadette, Stuart and Andre’) 1585661646.0