Tensions ran high at an outdoor press conference Friday when a reporter asked White House advisor Larry Kudlow, "Where is the President?" and he replied, "I don't understand."
The reporter said, "2,000 people a day are dying of COVID. Where is the President's leadership?"
CBS News White House correspondent Paula Reid reported from Washington, D.C. Friday and shared the tweet below. The responses flowed in from there.
Q: “2K people a day are dying of COVID...where is the President’s leadership?” WH ADVISOR: “I don’t understand..”… https://t.co/vn0YDK1yJR— Paula Reid (@Paula Reid)1607097516.0
President Trump did not address the surge of new #COVID cases yesterday. He did say Attorney General William Barr i… https://t.co/Zy5O5DsEAo— CBS This Morning (@CBS This Morning)1607084079.0
@PaulaReidCBS @Tired2Iam That's what happens when you put a washed up former CNBC entertainer @larry_kudlow in a po… https://t.co/TXNpS22A0t— Barry Bulat (@Barry Bulat)1607098610.0
@PaulaReidCBS Lost interest after “I’ll tell you this...” because I couldn’t hear anything after my BS detector went crazy.— Ed Garcia (@Ed Garcia)1607098097.0
@edgarciamedia @PaulaReidCBS “I’ll tell you this..” he says while wearing his mask below his nose, spewing his COVI… https://t.co/lEfO7wjJ2e— Vanessa Iceland (@Vanessa Iceland)1607099905.0
@PaulaReidCBS I don’t know who I hate more, Kudlow or Mnuchin. I think Kudlow today. Yup...probably Kudlow most days.— Melissa Hanrahan (@Melissa Hanrahan)1607098609.0
@PaulaReidCBS @CBSNews Plus, anyone who wears a scarf like that clearly thinks of fashion over function. NOBODY wh… https://t.co/yeX5lYd4AX— W. Doc Stodden (@W. Doc Stodden)1607100102.0
@PaulaReidCBS WH Advisor: Omg you think you're people?— The Jolly Foxtrot (@The Jolly Foxtrot)1607098330.0