Trump Thinks This Is an Insult: Biden ‘Will Listen to the Scientists’
President Donald Trump attempted to make fun of former Vice President Joe Biden during a campaign rally in Carson City, Nevada, on Sunday by saying “he’ll listen to the scientists” during the coronavirus pandemic. “If I listened totally to the scientists we would right now have a country that would be in a massive depression, instead of, we’re like a rocket ship, take a look at the numbers,” Trump said after attacking Biden for wanting “to lock down.” Trump has falsely claimed the U.S. is rounding the corner from the coronavirus pandemic, even as the nation’s death toll continues to climb. The president has been criticized for downplaying the pandemic and ignoring public health advice, even after being hospitalized with the coronavirus.
On Monday morning, Biden mocked Trump on the president’s preferred medium by confirming his insult: