In the wake of recent news that President Trump trashed Dr. Anthony Fauci during a campaign call, the President took another swipe at the top infectious disease expert this Monday.
"Dr.Tony Fauci says we don’t allow him to do television, and yet I saw him last night on @60Minutes, and he seems to get more airtime than anybody since the late, great, Bob Hope. All I ask of Tony is that he make better decisions. He said 'no masks & let China in,'" Trump tweeted, adding, "Also, Bad arm!" in an apparent dig at Fauci's less-than-stellar first pitch at Major League Baseball's opening day.
Expectedly, Twitter had something to say about Trump presuming to lecture a man with Fauci's credentials on his decision making.
Today Dr. Fauci received one of the National Academy of Medicine's highest honors. In his address, he thanked the f… https://t.co/wgi9Ly6Pl0— Craig Spencer MD MPH (@Craig Spencer MD MPH)1603132212.0
“Make better decisions”- a quote from a man that started a super spreader event https://t.co/0sp3zK3h8z— Scott (@Scott)1603132279.0
Pres Trump continues attacking Dr. Fauci after calling him a "disaster" & an "idiot" on a campaign call this AM. Y… https://t.co/TiqkQRcvZg— Sara Cook (@Sara Cook)1603131900.0
It’s totally beside the point but unlike trump, Fauci didn’t make up a lie to get out of throwing the first pitch.— Adam Parkhomenko (@Adam Parkhomenko)1603131853.0
@realDonaldTrump YOU ARE SOOOOO JEALOUS OF FAUCI!!! AMERICA ❤️’s FAUCI & HATES TRUMP! YOU R GOING TO JAIL MF!! https://t.co/0MFfiBMpBy— ❤️ JosieV. 💙🌊 (@❤️ JosieV. 💙🌊)1603131752.0
Fauci beats @realDonaldTrump 67% to 26%, in terms of who voters trust for accurate Coronavirus info. No wonder Tr… https://t.co/A5NMA2ZQzp— John Aravosis 🇺🇸🇬🇷🏳️🌈 (@John Aravosis 🇺🇸🇬🇷🏳️🌈)1603131819.0
Trump is throwing a national tantrum. He is a spoiled child. We have enabled Trump like the spoiled brat he has al… https://t.co/6YebQVRh47— David Stein (@David Stein)1603132178.0
It keeps reminding me of that time in July Fauci threw out a pitch at a Nationals game, Trump got jealous and annou… https://t.co/NKpOmi052T— Todd Zwillich (@Todd Zwillich)1603131809.0
Trump is right that Fauci outright lied about masks at the beginning. The question is why he listened to him -- the… https://t.co/XVUXXhQH7t— Tiana Lowe (@Tiana Lowe)1603131955.0
Trump throwing another childish temper tantrum on the internet at 2:00pm in the afternoon on a Monday during a pand… https://t.co/1TVqj5HKJg— maybe: Esq. (@maybe: Esq.)1603132086.0
Trump is more upset that Fauci got to throw out the first pitch at a Nationals game than he is about the pandemic t… https://t.co/KXlNiQST36— Matt O'Brien (@Matt O'Brien)1603131709.0
Agolf Trump, the Orange Fuhrer having a predictable temper tantrum over @60Minutes Dr Fauci interview 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣… https://t.co/dOkyEY8g96— Sharon Thembeka Jack 🇿🇦 (@Sharon Thembeka Jack 🇿🇦)1603131904.0
This is so laughably pathetic. Trump, who got COVID because he didn't listen to people like Fauci, has no other amm… https://t.co/rHjTYhOF1v— Bye, Trump! 👋👋👋 (@Bye, Trump! 👋👋👋)1603132111.0
@realDonaldTrump @60Minutes TRUMP is PATHETIC! The one who needs to "make better decisions" is the nutcase in the… https://t.co/Yq2nSXrVLz— MURRAY🧢🇺🇸 (@MURRAY🧢🇺🇸)1603132678.0