Trump slammed for bragging two COVID vaccines 'took place on my watch' — 'so did 246,000 American deaths'
After a morning filled with tweets falsely insisting "I won the Election!" which was "Rigged!" President Donald Trump Monday is now trying to take credit for both the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine and Moderna's, which was just announced this morning.
It's not going well for him.
"Another Vaccine just announced," Trump tweeted. "This time by Moderna, 95% effective. For those great 'historians', please remember that these great discoveries, which will end the China Plague, all took place on my watch!"
Trump had nothing to do with the Pfizer vaccine. The Moderna vaccine was developed in partnership with the White House's Operation Warp Speed.
But as many reminded the President, his horrific mismanagement of the coronavirus pandemic also happened on his watch. More than 11 million Americans have contracted COVID-19 and 250,000 people in the U.S. have been killed by the deadly virus.
After those great "historians" note how a quarter million Americans died from the coronavirus on your watch and how… https://t.co/Aeif9Aiuzd— Kevin M. Kruse (@Kevin M. Kruse)1605536992.0
So did the 246K and counting deaths -- which you had far more to do with than any vaccine development https://t.co/pNsgAWrrlV— Emily C. Singer (@Emily C. Singer)1605536621.0
@realDonaldTrump Oh the historians will remember YOUR contribution to the pandemic, Donnie, don’t worry.— Jay Black (@Jay Black)1605536503.0
A quarter of a million Americans also died on his watch, but something tells me he doesn't want credit for that. https://t.co/YdkFfAc984— David Mack (@David Mack)1605536553.0
Well, ok, as long as historians also note that: - The U.S. had the worst #COVID19 epidemic in the world on your wat… https://t.co/qt5AQ4TX8M— Laurie Garrett (@Laurie Garrett)1605537320.0
@realDonaldTrump Anyone else disgusted that Trump wants to take credit for a vaccine but refuses to believe in science?— Lara (@Lara)1605536667.0
This all just keeps getting more and more pathetic. https://t.co/cbXKspzp58— Gary Legum (@Gary Legum)1605536710.0
What history will remember is that by the time you were escorted from the White House grounds on January 20, 2021,… https://t.co/QSNG2xrWQR— Derek Johnson (@Derek Johnson)1605536597.0
So did 246,000 American deaths, you narcissistic buffoon. https://t.co/yLS5Am8uoh— Ivan the K™ (@Ivan the K™)1605536840.0
Man who says "I Don’t Think Science Knows, Actually" wants to take credit for science. 🐂💩 https://t.co/GNvZLQz2Jr— Earthling (@Earthling)1605536777.0
A quarter of a million people have died "under your watch". And the vaccines have been discovered entirely independ… https://t.co/Cfv3ur58W1— Nate Smith (@Nate Smith)1605537030.0
Hahahahahaha hahahahaha, cool story, but you have done nothing but tweet and watch FOX over the last four years... https://t.co/bMSvFVSNiL— Kyle (@Kyle)1605536497.0
@realDonaldTrump Thank you Scientists! Without Science we wouldn't be here.— Mrs. Krassenstein (@Mrs. Krassenstein)1605536532.0
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