The state of California has experienced the worst earthquakes in decades in the past week, and knowing Trump’s tumultuous feelings toward the state, no one really expected him to jump at the opportunity to tweet well-wishes to anyone on the west coast.
The last thing anyone expected was for the president to wait nearly a week after the first quake hit to say something, and he really may as well have saved the energy:
Spoke to @GOPLeader Kevin McCarthy about the earthquakes in California and informed him that we will be working very closely on emergency funding. Also spoke to Governor @GavinNewsom – all working together!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 8, 2019
People immediately hit the president with a wave of backlash for his very late reaction to the historic and very dangerous time for Californians. We captured the funniest responses for you below: