Economics/Class Relations

Trump heads to his own golf club as Covid-19 surges and jobless benefits expire

And Trump’s critics actually thought he wouldn’t “act presidential.” Wasting time on the golf course while everything falls apart is what presidents are for.

The Guardian

Donald Trump prompted a familiar barrage of criticism on Saturday by visiting one of his own golf clubs as the country remains caught in numerous intensifying crises, from the raging coronavirus epidemic to anti-racism protests to the failure to extend benefits to tens of millions of jobless Americans.

Trump arrived at his Virginia golf club in the morning, according to a report from the White House pool, after leaving Washington via motorcade and dressed in his usual golfing attire of a baseball cap and a polo shirt.


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