Americans rage as Trump admits he’s watching cable news amid the coronavirus pandemic

Americans rage as Trump admits he’s watching cable news amid the coronavirus pandemic
President of the United States Donald Trump speaking with supporters at a "Keep America Great" rally at Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix, Arizona. Credit: Gage Skidmore

President Donald Trump spent Tuesday morning watching television and commenting on what he watched, as doctors and nurses beg for more supplies to battle the coronavirus pandemic.

The president reacted at 7:27 a.m. to thanks from New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, which Fox News reported shortly after 6 a.m., and he then tweeted out a response to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who gave a lengthy interview to MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” that began shortly after 8 a.m.

The president’s tweets prompted some to wonder whether he ought to get to work.

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