US Presidents Donald Trump and Barack Obama during the inauguration on January 20, 2017. - J. Scott Applewhite / NEWSCOM / SIPA
A few days after being criticized by Barack Obama for his crisis management of the coronavirus epidemic, the American president, Donald Trump, attacked his predecessor, accusing him of not having prepared the country for the situation current sanitary.
On Saturday, Barack Obama unleashed the wrath of Donald Trump, calling his handling of the pandemic "an absolute chaotic disaster". Statements that angered the President. Few former presidents in the United States criticize their successors.
He got caught, OBAMAGATE! https://t.co/oV6fum0zIS- Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 11, 2020
“Our basic reading of the rule of law threatened”
On his Twitter account, Donald Trump defended his record in the face of the Covid-19 epidemic: "We are getting great marks for our management of the coronavirus pandemic, in particular with the PROHIBITION of people from China, the source infection upon entry into the United States. Compare that with the disaster of Obama and the sleepy Joe better known as the H1N1 swine flu. Bad marks, bad polls… They had understood nothing! "Wrote the President.
We are getting great marks for the handling of the CoronaVirus pandemic, especially the very early BAN of people from China, the infectious source, entering the USA. Compare that to the Obama / Sleepy Joe disaster known as H1N1 Swine Flu. Poor marks, bad polls - didn't have a clue!- Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 10, 2020
This weekend, Barack Obama criticized the controversial US Department of Justice decision to drop the charges against Michael Flynn, a former Donald Trump advisor, who was prosecuted for lying about his contacts with a Russian diplomat. "There is no precedent that can be found for a person charged with perjury who gets away with it," he said. "This is the kind of situation where we can begin to fear that (...) our basic reading of the rule of law will be threatened," he warned.
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