While speaking to reporters on Tuesday, President Donald Trump was asked whether he has talked to anyone from the families of people who have died from COVID-19. He seemed startled anyone was even asking him to do so, and said that he had talked to the families of a few friends and business partners.
Trump seems to be blindsided by a question about whether he's talked to the families of any coronavirus victims bes… https://t.co/Lua3nP9n1h— Aaron Rupar (@Aaron Rupar)1588104538.0
Commenters on social media were unimpressed with this answer, and excoriated the president for his lack of outreach or empathy for fellow Americans.
I asked Trump if he had spoken with families who had lost loved ones to the coronavirus. He said "three, maybe I gu… https://t.co/JqgxeCf0s3— Ben Gittleson (@Ben Gittleson)1588106807.0
Trump says he has spoken to families of FOUR victims of coronavirus https://t.co/wqvPdHppvK via @MailOnline— (((TrumpIsABigFatLoser))) (@(((TrumpIsABigFatLoser))))1588111110.0
Trump was confused by a question about if he spoke to the families of Coronavirus victims who weren't part of his c… https://t.co/PnwmA8bHjY— Dancer (@Dancer)1588110444.0
1 million cases and nearly 60,000 dead Americans and trump has only managed to speak to 3 or 4 bereaved families un… https://t.co/5xbkTj3L0B— Vicky Finlay (@Vicky Finlay)1588108712.0
Trump is asked a softball question about speaking with families of #coronavirus victims & he just can't answer it.… https://t.co/1ULW0278op— Jim Heath (@Jim Heath)1588104373.0
56k people have died and Trump said he’s spoken to 3 families. 3. He’s just can’t be bothered. #coronavirus— Frances (@Frances)1588104302.0