'IT WAS ON NATIONAL TV': Internet blows up on Trump for lying that his disinfectant proposal was 'sarcasm'
Donald Trump (AFP:File : MANDEL NGAN)

A brief appearance on TV by Donald Trump during a Friday signing ceremony turned into a deluge of criticism on Twitter after the president claimed his comments on Thursday about using light and disinfectants to treat victims of the coronavirus was merely him responding sarcastically to a reporter's question.

The brief exchange, which CNN's Anderson Cooper called blatant lying by the president, infuriated Twitter users who called out the president.

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