At Tuesday's White House coronavirus briefing, President Donald Trump cut the questioning short and abruptly stormed out after CNN's Kaitlan Collins asked him about the hydroxychloroquine conspiracy theories he was promoting.
Commenters on social media promptly scorned the president.
Trump rushes out of press conference to panic buy "alien DNA and demon sperm" while stocks last https://t.co/QWrQc6Xj8X— three raccoons in a zoom meeting 🍲🍀👺 (@three raccoons in a zoom meeting 🍲🍀👺)1595982881.0
@KelliTelford More like lumbers along looking confused— 🎄 Tis the Rhia 🎄 (@🎄 Tis the Rhia 🎄)1595981959.0
@EricTrump @Twitter Donald J Trump demands approval like Dr Fauci. Storms out of press conference because can't han… https://t.co/k1XAdST2Ui— David Howes (@David Howes)1595982491.0
@washingtonpost I like Trump’s “new tone” where he lavishes praise on doctors who think vaccines are made from alie… https://t.co/mqCzb4D1X0— Bigbum001 (@Bigbum001)1595982763.0
@WhiteHouse @realDonaldTrump Correction: Donald Trump storms out of press conference in a temper tantrum when repor… https://t.co/SXW9uB5OOf— Ash_🧢 (@Ash_🧢)1595982808.0
THEN HE STORMS OUT TO HAVE A TEMPER TANTRUM CAUSE HE TWEETS SCREWBALL DRS WHO THINK WE’RE BEING INJECTED WITH “ALIE… https://t.co/Avulnl812V— Deborah Moseley (@Deborah Moseley)1595973588.0
@KelliTelford Humiliated by woman. #Trump's worst nightmare.— Mdewakantonwan (Santee) (@Mdewakantonwan (Santee))1595981764.0
@KelliTelford @Anderhardt You gotta love Kaitlan Collins! She is professional and does her homework.… https://t.co/AlGuTc36X3— JoeDNJ (@JoeDNJ)1595979508.0
@WhiteHouse @realDonaldTrump Another 15 minutes of praising himself. I won't watch it. His voice makes me nauseous… https://t.co/myqJyVRpCf— Christopher Johnson (@Christopher Johnson)1595971509.0