Donald Trump just called into Fox & Friends on Thursday morning following his disastrous interview with Axios reporter Jonathan Swan the previous day. Trump has a lengthy list of experts at his disposal as president amid the coronavirus pandemic, but the former reality show star thinks he knows everything and fails at every turn to listen to accomplished professionals. Trump has been pushing for schools to reopen with COVID-19 still rampaging across the United States. Interestingly, Trump’s youngest son’s school is not opening during the national health crisis.
During Trump’s rambling interview, the president falsely and dangerously claimed that children are “almost immune” to the disease, and said that Democrats were only keeping schools closed to hurt him politically and added that the virus “will go away like things go away.”
Holy shit. Trump says, “My view is the schools should open. This thing is going away. It will go away like things go away, and my view is that schools should be open.”
He then falsely claims kids are “almost immune” from Covid. Just stunningly irresponsible stuff. pic.twitter.com/G8tab1rzpA
— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) August 5, 2020
The Internet went crazy.
ABC just interviewed a child who lost both his parents to COVID-19.
If schools reopen while COVID is still on a tear, we’ll hear more stories like that.
Only they’ll be even more tragic—bc the orphans will know that they are the ones who brought the virus home to their parents.
— NotATweeter16 (@NotATweeter16) August 5, 2020
This thing is going away. 👇 pic.twitter.com/4MCu3lGp4P
— Lee Socially Distant Smith 😷 (@leevsmith) August 5, 2020
How in gods name does he not see that the name of every dead teacher and child will be pinned to his name forever. Cost of doing business ?
— kathymc (@katiebudo) August 5, 2020
And yet, Barron?
— Katie Phang (@KatiePhang) August 5, 2020
He is openly asking for his base to sacrifice themselves
— MicheleR 💯🦋🌏 (@MicheleBK527) August 5, 2020
Now he says All Schools should open! No kids will get sick only one kid has died and he was maybe 18… all kids are virtually immune… OMG!
— Stephen Slayter (@stephenslayter) August 5, 2020
Trump’s fact-free rhetoric isn’t the least bit funny. Sure, we’ve laughed at this guy for years now, but at this point, Donald Trump has blood all over his hands — and he wants more.
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