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Trump marks Memorial Day by defending his weekend of golfing as the US coronavirus death toll creeps toward 100,000

Posted On: 25 May 2020   |   Posted By: Business Insider

Trump marks Memorial Day by defending his weekend of golfing as the US coronavirus death toll creeps toward 100,000

President Donald Trump on Monday lashed out at those who criticized him for playing golf over Memorial Day weekend as the US stood on the brink of 100,000 reported coronavirus deaths.
In a series of tweets, Trump attacked the media for covering his golf outings, criticized former Vice President Joe Biden as lazy, and went after former President Barack Obama for golfing while in the White House.
The US death toll from coronavirus has surpassed the combined total of US deaths from the wars in Vietnam, the Persian Gulf, Afghanistan, and Iraq.
Instead of focusing on the death toll and Memorial Day, Trump has spent the past few days on the golf course between tweeting conspiracy theories and sexist attacks at Democratic women like Hillary Clinton.
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As the US death toll from coronavirus crept toward 100,000, President Donald Trump spent his weekend golfing at Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Virginia.
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