At President Donald Trump's NBC town hall on Thursday, moderator Savannah Guthrie challenged the president for retweeting a conspiracy theory that President Barack Obama ordered the murder of SEAL Team 6, saying, "You're the president, you're not someone's crazy uncle."
On spreading the conspiracy that Obama had SEAL Team 6 killed. TRUMP: "That was a retweet! People can decide for… https://t.co/xqM9JxnRpT— Pod Save America (@Pod Save America)1602807741.0
Guthrie's comments immediately blew up on social media.
Savannah Guthrie just compared Trump to someone's crazy uncle to his face. She is destroying him.— MeidasTouch.com (@MeidasTouch.com)1602807443.0
Crazy uncle omg.— Neal Katyal (@Neal Katyal)1602807405.0
Let’s face it, @realDonaldTrump is the country’s crazy uncle. He just happens to be @POTUS.— Philip J. Crowley (@Philip J. Crowley)1602807480.0
Trump has no plan to control Covid-19 and it will continue to cost lives. He’s incoherent. #crazyuncle— Kathy Castor (@Kathy Castor)1602808115.0
Here’s @SavannahGuthrie ripping Trump for retweeting a conspiracy this week by telling him he’s not “some crazy unc… https://t.co/SI3ZQtMLif— Ed Greenberger (@Ed Greenberger)1602808221.0
Savannah Guthrie: "You're not like someone's crazy uncle..." Mary Trump: "I beg to differ."— St. Nick Jack Pappas (@St. Nick Jack Pappas)1602807894.0
Savannah Guthrie for the win. Trump talking about retweeting conspiracy theories and Savannah nails him with a “Y… https://t.co/7XzvTRRNRh— Rex Chapman🏇🏼 (@Rex Chapman🏇🏼)1602808386.0
“You’re not somebody’s crazy uncle who can just retweet whatever” @SavannahGuthrie is fearless— Stephanie Ruhle (@Stephanie Ruhle)1602807584.0
I gotta say, Savannah Guthrie spoke for quite a lot of people with this exchange about Trump's retweeting of insane… https://t.co/iMNI0DGFZb— Andy Kroll (@Andy Kroll)1602808331.0
Calling @MaryLTrump Your crazy uncle is being crazy again. https://t.co/bCew3TK1Le— DevinNunes'Underpants (@DevinNunes'Underpants)1602808029.0