At Friday's coronavirus task force press briefing, Vice President Mike Pence said that President Donald Trump is "reinventing testing in America" — a dubious notion given that the administration has cut off funding for testing sites.
Pence just credited Trump with "reinventing testing in America"— Jesse Lehrich (@Jesse Lehrich)1587163842.0
Commenters on social media did not buy Pence's characterization.
WAIT!! he was reinventing testing. Who the hell knew? No one. Because it wasn't happening at trumps direction.— Slingerofhash (@Slingerofhash)1587163855.0
Ohhhh. I see. Hahaha. These assholes are "reinventing testing in America?" This is the twist; this time they're… https://t.co/1YP4njgxiv— 🗽CentralScrutinizer ☠️ (@🗽CentralScrutinizer ☠️)1587164021.0
Is Pence out here trying to rebrand @realDonaldTrump’s failures as “reinventing testing in America?” Do they think… https://t.co/aXrCb84Z85— Dr. Jason Cottrell (@Dr. Jason Cottrell)1587163914.0
Ohhhhhhh, that’s why we’re not testing anyone for #corunavirus, Trump is reinventing medical testing in America... 😂😂😂🤣🤣🤣😂😭😭— Florida Stanley (@Florida Stanley)1587163907.0
Trump has “reinvented testing in America” in the same way that I have reinvented dunking a basketball.— Brian Schatz (@Brian Schatz)1587163993.0