President Donald Trump kicked off Monday's White House press briefing on the coronavirus pandemic with a broadside against Gov. Larry Hogan (R-MD) — a prominent critic from within the president's own party about his response to the crisis.
"The governor of Maryland didn't really understand. He didn't really understand what was going on" -- Trump begins… https://t.co/FTuASBjXvT— Aaron Rupar (@Aaron Rupar)1587419214.0
Commenters on Twitter took umbrage at Trump's attack — some of them noting that Hogan has actually done what the president demanded governors do and pursued medical resources on his own.
LOL. The governor of MD secured tests by the half-mil today from a different country. https://t.co/anFXL6YQ2M— Erica L. Green (@Erica L. Green)1587421137.0
The president has told governors it's their responsibility to get tests. So that's what @GovLarryHogan and Maryland… https://t.co/Fln2hlm5Mn— Kathryn Watson (@Kathryn Watson)1587421297.0
@atrupar Trump is stomping on dead bodies— Denise Wu (@Denise Wu)1587421496.0
@atrupar wanting to breathe is political now— Comfortably Numb (@Comfortably Numb)1587420856.0
@atrupar https://t.co/oDwzvOQVeI— 🇺🇸PNWDad🇺🇸 (@🇺🇸PNWDad🇺🇸)1587420841.0
@atrupar The narcissism is strong with this one— TheBadNewsB (@TheBadNewsB)1587420856.0