Donald Trump claims he gets ‘a lot of work done’ on the golf course and emphasizes that Obama’s rounds were ‘much longer’ after networks photographed him on the Virginia fairway amid the coronavirus peak
- Trump played his course in Virginia for about four hours on Saturday
- He said that he “almost never” plays during the week
- He attacked outlets trying to capture him as ‘fake news’
- The Trump campaign canceled a planned rally in New Hampshire on Saturday, citing a Tropical Storm Fay
President Donald Trump started his Sunday by defending his golf game, saying that he is getting ‘a lot of work done’ while on the course.
Trump wrote the early morning tweets after spending about four hours on his Virginia course on Saturday, after scrubbing a campaign collection in New Hampshire one day while also wearing a mask while visiting Walter Military Hospital Drove amid the coronavirus pandemic.
‘I know many in business and politics who work endlessly, in some cases to a point of exhaustion. It is their greatest passion in life, but no one complains. My ‘exercise’ plays, almost never during the week, a short round of golf, ‘Trump tweeted after 8 a.m.
President Donald Trump defended his golfing habit in early morning tweets on Sunday
Then he went after his predecessor, which he attacked earlier because he played too much golf as president.
“Obama played more and much longer … rounds, no problem. When I play, Fake News CNN and others, they park themselves wherever they can to take a picture and yell, “President Trump is playing golf.” Actually I play VERY fast, I get a lot of work done on the golf course and I also get a “little” bit of exercise. Not bad!’
As on previous occasions, network TV cameras were able to stake out a position to take a long-distance photo while playing his course in Virginia.
A NBC correspondent posted a network photo showing that Trump was joined on Saturday by an official White House photographer for the event.
Trump claimed that President Barack Obama played longer rounds of golf
Trump said he is getting ‘a lot of work done’ on the golf course
Trump also defended the border wall after a visit from the President of Mexico, where the White House did not say with certainty whether they were discussing Trump’s campaign promise that Mexico would pay for the wall
CBS reported by his earl, Trump made 193 trips to his own or other golf clubs in 258 days. At the same time in his presidency, President Barack Obama had played 102 rounds of golf, although there was not immediately statistical information about the average number of hours a man spent in golf.
Trump also fired tweets on multiple topics on Sunday, as he remained under fire for the controversial decision to sentence former political advisor Roger Stone, who was convicted of tampering with witnesses and lying to Congress over the Russian probe, to put.
No, radical left-wing anarchists, agitators, looters or protesters will not topple or damage the Washington Monument, the Lincoln or Jefferson Memorials or just about any other federal monument [sic]or statue, “Trump wrote. “If they even try, a ten-year automatic prison sentence. Sorry!’
We have now built 240 miles of new boundary wall on our southern boundary. By the end of the year, we will have built over 450 Miles. Have established some of the best border numbers ever. The radical left democrats want open borders to enter for everyone, including many criminals!
Trump also defended the border wall after a visit from the President of Mexico, where the White House did not say with certainty whether they were discussing Trump’s campaign promise that Mexico would pay for the wall.
“We have now built 240 miles of new boundary wall on our southern border. By the end of the year, we will have built over 450 Miles. Have established some of the best border numbers ever. The radical left democrats want open borders to enter for everyone, including many criminals! ‘ He wrote.
Following Trump’s tweet, CNN reported that it was Trump’s 276th trip to one of his golf courses as President Saturday and that he was on the job for about four hours.