As The Dow Plunges, Trump Tweets: “Stock Market Starting To Look Very Good To Me!”

What is WRONG with him?

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 1,031 points on Monday, making today one of its most massive single-day drops in points, wiping out stock market gains for the entire year. Concerns of the coronavirus outbreak caused the markets to take a huge dive, and Trump has consistently used the stock market to brag about his economy. Trump took his little fingers to Twitter on Monday while in India (around 3:15 AM in New Delhi where he is now) to claim that the coronavirus is “very much under control” in the United States.

“The Coronavirus is very much under control in the USA. We are in contact with everyone and all relevant countries,” Trump tweeted. “CDC & World Health have been working hard and very smart. Stock Market starting to look very good to me!”


Twitter users piled in.

This administration is totally unprepared for an outbreak such as this. Acting Deputy Homeland Security Secretary Ken Cuccinelli is the top member of Donald Trump’s coronavirus task force, and he literally asked Twitter for help to access an online map produced by Johns Hopkins University of the spread of the virus. Meanwhile, Trump’s MAGA budget proposes drastic cuts to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Only Trump’s base would believe their president when he says the market is doing great after it took a massive dive.

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