President Donald Trump was criticized as being "low energy" during his Rose Garden announcement on police brutality Tuesday.
After meeting with the families of some of the people of color killed by police, Trump welcomed officers, but not the families, to a press event to announce his executive order. It sparked questions as to why the families didn't attend and if they were invited or if they refused to support Trump's new policy.
But Trump soon riffed on the protests, attacking them as rioters and looters. He followed by bragging about the stimulus bill that Democrats worked to negotiate with Senate Republicans and Steve Mnuchin.
He then tried to claim that "school choice" was all about civil rights so families can bus children miles away instead of mandating that all schools in all communities be improved and equalized. He went on to call it the biggest civil rights issue of our time, ignoring the actual Civil Rights Movement.
President Trump just said school choice is the "civil rights statement of the year, of the decade and probably beyo… https://t.co/R83baCJhB2— Yamiche Alcindor (@Yamiche Alcindor)1592325376.0
When he began rambling about the coronavirus, Trump said that the people working on the cure are the same people who made the vaccine for AIDS. There is no vaccine for AIDS.
Breaking: Trump just cured AIDS— Randy Rainbow (@Randy Rainbow)1592325606.0
He then took a moment to blast President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden for "never trying" to fix the policing problem, which PBS reporter Yamiche Alcindor fact-checked as untrue.
President Trump just said President Obama and Vice President Biden "never even tried" to address issues of policing… https://t.co/tgPbrbpznm— Yamiche Alcindor (@Yamiche Alcindor)1592325469.0
"Under Obama, 14 consent decrees were enforced upon troubled and discriminatory police agencies. By contrast, none have been issued in the more than three years of the Trump administration," said The Guardian.
Trump says “President Obama and Vice President Biden never even tried to fix this during their eight-year period.”… https://t.co/m9UHzt9UZ0— Keith Boykin (@Keith Boykin)1592325498.0
Trump frequently describes his executive orders as if they do more than they do. We're still waiting for a final te… https://t.co/zOVI0lg09m— Daniel Dale (@Daniel Dale)1592325689.0
Trump claims Obama and Biden "never even tried" to address these problems during their eight years in office. That's not true at all.— Daniel Dale (@Daniel Dale)1592325298.0
See the tweets below:
this is some low energy shit, @realDonaldTrump ... forget your adderall breakfast binge or what?— SJK (@SJK)1592325071.0
This is the definition of low energy @realDonaldTrump.— 900 Day Fiancé (@900 Day Fiancé)1592324719.0
@RabbiJill okay, seriously, Trump is unfocused, barely able to read, low energy, WORD SALAD, with no actual policy on the table— Ann Ducommun (@Ann Ducommun)1592324718.0
This is the low energy and twitchy Donald Trump.— MzYun (@MzYun)1592324678.0
another #TrumpLowEnergy bs speech yawn Time to vacuum— Marytny (@Marytny)1592324547.0
Dude, @realDonaldTrump is not doing well right now. Halting, low energy, going off script. #TrumpResignNow… https://t.co/YUS8x8CbVj— human capital stock (@human capital stock)1592324753.0
He's rambling again. Talking about giving money to HBCUs, although DeVos cut their budgets, talking about bringing… https://t.co/rLOJVxN4rP— Theuresa Maven (@Theuresa Maven)1592325344.0
Trump looks like he is about to collapse from a heat stroke he does not look well he's rambling every 10 minutes. C… https://t.co/ynuNgZ2Ch0— 🏴BB Ellis (@🏴BB Ellis)1592325377.0
Trumps rambling like an idiot folks. It’s Comedy Central— Nee Nee (@Nee Nee)1592325384.0
@JoyAnnReid Trump is rambling on and on about whatever is rolling around in his head. Pathetic! #25thAmendmentNow— Jeff (@Jeff)1592325424.0
trump is talking. Why does it always sound like he's rambling with no goal in mind.— Angie Bybee (@Angie Bybee)1592325427.0
Trump is on TV and rambling as usual, lying as usual and doesn’t have a clue where he’s at! And people are actually… https://t.co/lkC9j4Xc1M— ĸoмpυтerGυrυ (@ĸoмpυтerGυrυ)1592325432.0
Trump’s speech regarding the EO in law enforcement reform deteriorates into a rambling campaign piece on various to… https://t.co/KAW5YFKyXC— J.J. Hensley (@J.J. Hensley)1592325444.0
@MARCANDERSONNWO Lmao yeah. I mean it's not shocking, typical Trump at this point, but it really serves no point to… https://t.co/drRB76M45x— The Daniel (@The Daniel)1592325113.0
@ProjectLincoln I am listening to this blustering buffoon 'live' from the White House lawn, but it's difficult to m… https://t.co/jn29ktEl3s— Mark Irvine (@Mark Irvine)1592325310.0
RAMBLING TRUMP - HIGH AS A FRICKIN KITE— Elizabeth@elizabethsortof (@Elizabeth@elizabethsortof)1592325704.0
tRump is off his meds again. He is riffing on everything, incoherent, rambling, off teleprompter, the AIDS vaccine… https://t.co/1LDFnyalsV— Mike Atsalinos (@Mike Atsalinos)1592325715.0
Whenever Trump starts rambling off like this I expect him to rant about when 'the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor' 🤮 https://t.co/eSgmYZwYkf— Allan Margolin (@Allan Margolin)1592325723.0
What in the HELL is this idiot ( tRump? talking about? He is rambling! This is supposed to be about police reform, isn't it???— frederick grigsby (@frederick grigsby)1592325337.0