Looks like Donald Trump’s infamous Twitter fingers are back at it again, because he’s currently on a Twitter rampage, tweeting rude insults towards President Obama regarding his visit to flood-damaged Louisiana. Trump tweeted that Obama’s Tuesday trip to Baton Rouge was “too little, too late.”
‘President Obama should have gone to Louisiana days ago, instead of golfing.’ Republican nominee wrote, “Too little, too late!”
President Obama should have gone to Louisiana days ago, instead of golfing. Too little, too late!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 23, 2016
Earlier this month, President Obama flew to Louisiana to visit an area that was destroyed by heavy rain and flooding. According the American Red Cross, the flood in Louisiana is the worst natural disaster in the U.S. since superstorm Sandy, and the relief effort will amount to at least $30 billion.
Last Friday, Trump and his running mate, Mike Pence, visited Baton Rouge and the surrounding areas to deliver Play-Doh. Obama was still on his annual vacation in Massachusetts at the time, which provoked Trump to make a comment on the president’s absence.
“The president says he doesn’t want to come, he is trying to get out of a golf game,” Trump told volunteers last Friday at a church north of Baton Rouge, according to a report from ABC News.
Although President Obama wasn’t able to attend Trump’s Play-Doh delivery, he still receives regular briefings on the flooding, even while on vacation. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, said he didn’t have a problem with Obama’s decision to delay a visit to the flood area. Edwards said last Thursday, that a presidential visit and the accompanying motorcade would pull first-responders away from relief efforts, put a strain on law enforcement, and force road closures.
White House press secretary, Josh Earnest, said this during a press gaggle aboard Air Force One on route to Baton Rouge:
‘I think the president is used to people trying to score political points even in situations where they shouldn’t. The president certainly believes this is the kind of situation where…we’re talking about lives lost, We’re talking about a community being upended. And [he believes] that it’s an appropriate time to put politics aside, and actually focus on our responsibilities as Americans.’
Since Donald’s comment on Twitter, many people are sharing their response.
— BWD (@theonlyadult) August 23, 2016
— Brian Tatosky (@virtualbri) August 23, 2016
@realDonaldTrump Like you really give a shit about anyone.
— Adam Watson (@AdamNicholasW) August 23, 2016
— jimmy stafford (@jammalama) August 23, 2016
— Jake from state farm (@my2bits4u) August 23, 2016
@realDonaldTrump He should have ignored the Governor’s wishes and gone there for disaster photo-ops like you did?
— (((Erick E.))) (@wasalwaysEE) August 23, 2016
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