President Donald Trump speaks during a press conference at the White House. (AFP / Roberto SCHMIDT)
On Tuesday, President Donald Trump took the podium in the press briefing room for yet another updated on the coronavirus pandemic.
The president's speech, which mostly stuck to script, earned scorn from commenters on social media.
@ddale8 @COVID19Tracking All his stats sound like they’re coming from his “94% approval” poll numbers calculator. W… https://t.co/XkF14ua9dJ— ChrisIsTryingToWriteAgain (@ChrisIsTryingToWriteAgain)1596579778.0
Current Trump White House briefing is just one more opportunity to spread lies and propaganda— wear a mask (@wear a mask)1596579473.0
@GregProops @ABC just take your plausma— Colum Slevin (@Colum Slevin)1596579691.0
@ABC does he have to? I’ve reached my quota of fake news for today!!— Wendy 💙🎗⚓️ (@Wendy 💙🎗⚓️)1596578938.0
@ABC Did he just.....list the places that voted for him.....?— Artemis Lynne (@Artemis Lynne)1596579907.0
I'm as bored as he sounds.— Jonathan Capehart (@Jonathan Capehart)1596579876.0
He sounds like a robot. A bored robot.— Elizabeth de la Vega (@Elizabeth de la Vega)1596579876.0
So the president of the United States is just a liar, right?— Molly Jong-Fast🏡 (@Molly Jong-Fast🏡)1596579859.0
The American people still do not have access to the same day testing the WH does. And Trump did not have an answer… https://t.co/ceGemNHmsz— Lily Adams (@Lily Adams)1596579856.0