After widespread criticism of his daily Coronavirus Task Force briefings, President Donald Trump did not take questions and cut the press conference short after only 20 minutes.
People were surprised by the short briefing, as previous press conference have lasted well beyond an hour.
The hashtag #TrumpIsALaughingStock trended on Twitter, here's some of what people were saying:
Trump just walked out in embarrassment 🤣🤣🤣 #TrumpIsALaughingStock— Jack 🇺🇸😷 (@Jack 🇺🇸😷)1587765901.0
Today, trump took ZERO questions at his stupid propaganda briefing, because he can't keep his feet out of his stupi… https://t.co/Yw0Ir9wnFi— BrooklynDad_Defiant! (@BrooklynDad_Defiant!)1587767553.0
Trump pulled a runner at his own press conference. #TrumpIsALaughingStock https://t.co/1IglJuDZsa— Chris Staiti (@Chris Staiti)1587766335.0
The president's press conference ended in short order without taking any questions. We all know why-because they do… https://t.co/HBxVXCM0zX— HawaiiDelilah™ (@HawaiiDelilah™)1587765953.0
#TrumpIsALaughingStock He's been a laughing stock for decades. Ask any New Yorker. Or, anyone who's read a NY fin… https://t.co/QgC1KHQPpj— Republican Swine (@Republican Swine)1587765456.0
At this point, Donald Trump is more likely to have a mental condition named after him than a presidential library. #TrumpIsALaughingStock— Middle Age Riot (@Middle Age Riot)1587765635.0
#TrumpIsALaughingStock But.....so are his sheep. This is a complete circus! https://t.co/VUMPVaukL9— Brooklyn E (@Brooklyn E)1587767492.0
Politics · Trending #TrumpIsALaughingStock 2,087 Tweets https://t.co/aj634epFKu— Laffy (@Laffy)1587764289.0
I’d say it’s 50/50 @realDonaldTrump recommends leeches to fight coronavirus #TrumpIsALaughingStock #injectdisenfectant— Patrick Gallagher (@Patrick Gallagher)1587768779.0
If you’re only realizing #TrumpIsALaughingStock today, you’re way behind. The entire United Nations knew it in 2018 https://t.co/Un4N8TJnJj— Richard Hine (@Richard Hine)1587768333.0