At Tuesday's coronavirus news conference, President Donald Trump was asked to comment on Ghislaine Maxwell, the British socialite arrested as an alleged accomplice to deceased wealth manager Jeffrey Epstein's child sex trafficking operation. He replied, "I wish her well."
Commenters on social media were not impressed with this response.
Trump on Ghislaine Maxwell: "I wish her well." Here is what the DOJ says about her: https://t.co/VDfHDdbHnY— Marshall Cohen (@Marshall Cohen) 1595367468.0
To be fair, offering well wishes to someone who was charged for sex trafficking is a new tone of sorts.— Dan Pfeiffer (@Dan Pfeiffer) 1595367500.0
Q Anon has believed for years and years that Trump will expose an “elitist” ring of child traffickers. Welp. He j… https://t.co/PnWckNgEuD— Nathaniel O’Dell #BLM (@Nathaniel O’Dell #BLM) 1595367608.0
I’m hoping Trump elaborates and calls Ghislaine Maxwell “a great lady, very classy.”— Glenn Kenny (@Glenn Kenny) 1595367596.0
Trump just sent well wishes to Jeffrey Epstein’s madame/partner in crime Ghislaine Maxwell from the WH podium. BE… https://t.co/ifqF1GkR4e— Meghan Schneider (@Meghan Schneider) 1595367587.0
Ghislaine Maxwell is charged with enticement of minors and sex trafficking. trump just wished her well. yea, th… https://t.co/paiAVzIJBA— Jeff Lewis (@Jeff Lewis) 1595367580.0
https://t.co/JU1TCjcyfh— Edward-Isaac Dovere (@Edward-Isaac Dovere) 1595367888.0
Donald Trump spit on John Lewis when he was alive and just wished Ghislaine Maxwell well. This makes sense since Jo… https://t.co/yidXKmUWon— LOLGOP (@LOLGOP) 1595368126.0