President Donald Trump complained about states that have an "insatiable need" for medical equipment during the coronavirus outbreak.
The Trump administration has faced criticism for failing to coordinate the delivery of personal protective equipment, ventilators and other supplies needed by health care workers and others during the pandemic, and Trump blamed states for needing those items.
....have been stocked up and ready long before this crisis hit. Other states are thrilled with the job we have done… https://t.co/IFyAjutM4O— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump)1585833442.0
The president's attempt to shift the blame did not go over well.
@realDonaldTrump Nero Fiddled. You golfed. Sit down Bubbles.— Untucked with Jeremy Newberger (@Untucked with Jeremy Newberger)1585833659.0
@realDonaldTrump This tweet alone PROVES that @realDonaldTrump Does not understand what his job is, is unqualified… https://t.co/IOIl9daKom— The Resistor Sister ♥️🇺🇸🦅🙏🏻 (@The Resistor Sister ♥️🇺🇸🦅🙏🏻)1585833655.0
@realDonaldTrump Your delay to act in February cost thousands of unnecessary deaths!— CopterDoctor NOT a LOSER or SUCKER Veteran (@CopterDoctor NOT a LOSER or SUCKER Veteran)1585833563.0
“insatiable appetite” is just an incredible phrase. those states with their insatiable appetite for life! don’t th… https://t.co/yPLyNlnU9b— b-boy bouiebaisse (@b-boy bouiebaisse)1585834622.0
Do not, my friends, become addicted to medical supplies. It will take hold of you, and you will resent its absence! https://t.co/XNh37KAQgX— Jonathan Chait (@Jonathan Chait)1585834219.0
@realDonaldTrump But you told everyone it was a hoax right?— ǝʌǝıʌǝuǝ⅁ (@ǝʌǝıʌǝuǝ⅁)1585833500.0
@realDonaldTrump 3 weeks ago, you said cases would be down to zero in a couple of days.— Jodie (@Jodie)1585833586.0
@realDonaldTrump You sent equipment to China on Monday rather than New York or Detroit or Boston. Why is that? Poli… https://t.co/LwgKljmrzv— Bill Shapiro (@Bill Shapiro)1585833944.0
@realDonaldTrump 9.9-plus million people out of work, 200,000-plus people are going to die, and this vainglorious p… https://t.co/QOJIAQ1tMc— Jeff Tiedrich (@Jeff Tiedrich)1585833756.0
@realDonaldTrump Youre a MONSTER https://t.co/rcxyG3Rp6g— HippieChick (@HippieChick)1585835602.0
@realDonaldTrump Trump was too busy instructing wonderboy Jared to look into how to make money of out it. Hence tur… https://t.co/oS6Lwwd9Nf— Thorsten (@Thorsten)1585834099.0
@realDonaldTrump Jared Kushner In charge of the pandemic Well of course It's all academic Make a buck On our he… https://t.co/WEgqx7KMz4— NPD Analysis (@NPD Analysis)1585833511.0
@realDonaldTrump YOU are the one who let the federal government's contract for ventilators lapse. YOU are the one… https://t.co/VsnJZmCWk3— William LeGate 🇺🇸 (@William LeGate 🇺🇸)1585834040.0
@realDonaldTrump How many ventilators is "many"? Answer: Not nearly enough. https://t.co/gCy6Y4w5mV— Kel Varnsen (@Kel Varnsen)1585833699.0