Former Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) accused President Donald Trump of being “so unbelievably sick,” adding that it was her view “he thinks none of us notice that he’s lying,” referring to the coronavirus outbreak.
McCaskill said, “We have a president right now who lies, then hits the microphone and lies again, and then hits the Twitter thing and lies again. And when you’re in a crisis, Americans want to be reassured, and it’s hard to get reassurance from a liar. Joe Biden tonight was calm. He was presidential. He was reassuring. I thought it was his best speech of his campaign, and that is because of the times we find ourselves in. And I think you’re going to see opening up bigger and bigger margins if Bernie decides to stay in the race. I think you’re going to see polling of really more separation between him and the liar in chief that is in the Oval Office right now as this crisis rolls along, and Americans want clear direction and clear information and the facts.”
Host Brian Williams said, “Claire, the president today —and he said this with a straight face— said, I always felt it was a pandemic long before it was called a pandemic as if none of his campaign of diminishment had ever happened.”
McCaskill said, “Yeah, and it’s so unbelievably sick because it’s like he thinks none of us notice that he’s lying. Like he thinks we’re all too stupid to know that when he says stuff like this, we’re going, no, no. you’re lying.”
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