Well, that's good. We can all rest easy now.
Tweeted impeached and manifestly unfit U.S. President Donald Trump just now:
The Coronavirus is very much under control in the USA. We are in contact with everyone and all relevant countries. CDC & World Health have been working hard and very smart. Stock Market starting to look very good to me!
The Dow Jones Industrial Average plummetted more than 1,000 points as news of a spreading coronavirus outbreak suggests wider coming damage to the global economy.
These are literally the people in charge of our government's response to #COVID19. This is a verified account, not a parody. He is the Acting Deputy Secretary of DHS. #TheBestPeople https://t.co/YxVlH5a9Em
— David Hobby (@strobist) February 24, 2020
Dow fell 1,032 points on Monday; worst day in 2 years. https://t.co/qOP7f0zQGF
— Dan Berman (@DHBerman) February 24, 2020
Trump eliminated a position called Senior Director of Global Health Security. That person used to work in the NSC to coordinate responses to global health emergencies and potential pandemics.
— Brian Schatz (@brianschatz) February 24, 2020
— Laura Santhanam (@LauraSanthanam) February 24, 2020
For weeks I've been saying that WH "happy talk" on #COVIDー19 #Coronarivus would keep up the markets for only so long; happy tweets can't stop the virus: only a well run and sharp response can https://t.co/Tgu25muwbo
— Ronald Klain (@RonaldKlain) February 24, 2020
Non-hyperbolically: A big problem with having a pathological liar as president is that there will be times when it's essential that people believe him, but they won't. https://t.co/v9jFBec2Yf
— George Conway (@gtconway3d) February 24, 2020