Sanders, the former White House press secretary, claimed on Twitter that Democrats at the Democratic National Convention “have spent all week talking about how much they hate” Trump.
Trump “should spend next week talking about how much he loves and is fighting for the American people,” she suggested.
Democrats have spent all week talking about how much they hate President @realDonaldTrump.The President should spend next week talking about how much he loves and is fighting for the American people.
— Sarah Huckabee Sanders (@SarahHuckabee) August 20, 2020
The Democratic National Convention ends Thursday.
Speakers, including former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama, have railed against Trump in their speeches for the event, which this year is being held largely online because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Republican National Convention takes place next week. Critics of Sanders’ post doubted that Trump would take her advice.
Many reminded Sanders of Trump’s apparent lack of compassion for those affected by the soaring death toll from the coronavirus crisis. COVID-19 has killed more than 170,000 people nationwide.
“It is what it is,” Trump said about the devastation caused by the virus in a recent interview with Jonathan Swan of Axios.
Others pointed to the thousands of lies Trump has told during his time in office.
Well that's not going to happen because the only one he cares about is himself.
— Debbie Woodruff (@CoachDebbieRuns) August 20, 2020
Is "the American people" the name of one of his golf courses?
— Noah Finneburgh (@NoahFinneburgh) August 20, 2020
Here is a novel idea: Instead of the President "talking about how much he loves and is fighting for the American people" — why not actually do it?Why not actually DEAL the pandemic, instead of sitting back and watching 170,000 Americans die while he brags about himself?
— Mrs. Betty Bowers (@BettyBowers) August 20, 2020
But he doesn't. So how will that work?
— Vicki The Bipartison Hack (@Lilyframe) August 20, 2020
What a joke that is, and you know it, Sarah. https://t.co/M44uUKwFUL
— Kαɾҽɳ Sαɱρʂσɳ Hυԃʂσɳ (@KarenSHudson) August 20, 2020
Like the 170,000+ who died on his watch? https://t.co/9pdkvlirL1
— Veronica McDonald🗣 (@Purify_toast17) August 20, 2020
Yeah because telling lies is what he does best. Give his people what they want. pic.twitter.com/daXYzuTbtK
— Norm Bond (@normbond) August 20, 2020
— don – Contempt of Trump – auto – WEAR A MASK (@Mr_Don_Auto) August 20, 2020
You know as well as anyone that he is utterly unable to even pretend he cares about the American people. And you weren't very good at it either, as I recall.
— crunchyrugger (@crunchyrugger) August 20, 2020
Trump may spend time TALKING about how much he "loves" the American people, but talk is cheap! We see what he does, not what he says!
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