Trump was supposedly going to a church in Virginia to offer his support after the Virginia Beach shooting, but instead, he showed up in his golf attire stood there and said nothing.
Trump insults Virginia Beach Shooting Victims
According to the White House pool report as provided to PoliticusUSA:
The motorcade arrived at McLean Bible Church at about 2:20 p.m., and the president entered. The White House passes along the following statement from Judd Deere:
“President Donald J. Trump is visiting McLean Bible Church in Vienna, VA, to visit with the Pastor and pray for the victims and community of Virginia Beach.” Judd Deere.
Trump did nothing to show his support for the victims.
Via the White House pool report:
POTUS stood on the stage behind the pastor. He was wearing khakis and a jacket over a polo shirt and holding a golf hat. The crowd greeted him with applause.
The pastor noted there had been calls to pray for the president on this day and offered a prayer.
POTUS did not make remarks while on stage.
Trump doesn’t care about shooting victims
To summarize Trump’s prayer for the shooting victims, the president showed up to a Virginia church in his golf clothes, stayed for about 15 minutes, and said nothing to pray or support the shooting victims.
A president who cared about people would have skipped playing golf on Sunday, and went to church to offer his prayers and support for the victims of America’s latest mass shooting.
Trump couldn’t be bothered to change his clothes, and wear something respectable to church. The outfit that Trump was wearing was the same clothes that he had on when he left the White House to play golf.
Trump cares so little about shooting victims that he couldn’t be bothered to speak or change his clothes. He treated the stop like he was hitting the McDonald’s drive-thru window.
Donald Trump is degrading the presidency one selfish act at a time.
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Mr. Easley is the founder/managing editor and Senior White House and Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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