Trump Falsely Claims He Will Be Working In Florida, Plays Golf Instead
President Donald Trump insisted that he would be taking meetings and working phones while Florida, but instead turned up at his own Florida golf courses.
Trump tweeted his false schedule and took credit for Obama’s 2017 economic policies:
Will be having meetings and working the phones from the Winter White House in Florida (Mar-a-Lago). Stock Market hit new Record High yesterday – $5.5 trillion gain since E. Many companies coming back to the U.S. Military building up and getting very strong.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 22, 2017
MSNBC producer Kyle Griffin tweeted that Trump had gone golfing:
6:51AM—Trump tweets he will be “having meetings and working the phones”.
9:26AM—Pool reports that Trump has arrived at Trump International Golf Club in FL. https://t.co/48CTGeseNL
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) November 22, 2017
Ignoring reality, the White House claimed that Trump had a full day of meetings, according to a tweet by POLITICO reporter Edward-Isaac Dovere:
— Edward-Isaac Dovere (@IsaacDovere) November 22, 2017
In 2014, Trump attacked President Obama for playing golf:
Can you believe that,with all of the problems and difficulties facing the U.S., President Obama spent the day playing golf.Worse than Carter
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 14, 2014