Trump goes on bizarre rant claiming Democrats want people to die and saying the House committee is a 'setup' full of 'Trump haters'

Sirena Bergman@SirenaBergman
Tuesday 05 May 2020 18:45
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(Fox News)

On route to Arizona to tour a facility manufacturing face masks, Trump deigned to speak to reporters, who will not be able to question the president at a press briefing due to Trump thinking they're a waste of time.

Speaking outside the White House, Trump was asked why he won't let Dr Anthony Fauci, his top infectious disease official, testify before a House oversight panel.

Here's his response:

Because the House is a setup. The House is a bunch of Trump-haters. They put every Trump-hater on the committee. The same old stuff. They frankly want our situation to be... unsuccessful, which means death. Which means death. And our situation is going to be very successful. 

The House has put on a committee... an oversight committee of [California representative] Maxine Waters, [New York representative Sean] Maloney,and the same people, but it's just a setup. 

He added that Dr Fauci will be testifying in front of the Senate committee which has a Republican majority, while the House of Representatives is controlled by Democrats. In the middle of a global health crisis, we do not expect a president to decide which chamber of Congress experts can testify at based on his partisan preferences.

But it doesn't stop there. His bizarre rant continues, suggesting yet again that Democrats actually want people to die.

The House... they should be ashamed of themselves. And frankly the Democrats should be ashamed. Because they don't want us to succeed. They want us to fail so they can win an election. Which they're not gonna win.

Win or not, Trump doesn't need Democrats to do anything in order to make him look utterly incompetent.

Over on Twitter, people are baffled.

And are hoping the House can subpoena Dr Fauci to see what it is Trump doesn't want him to say.

Trump also said he "might" wear a mask while visiting a facility which is manufacturing masks. That's something, we suppose.

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