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Trump plays golf amid coronavirus emergency

Trump plays golf amid coronavirus emergency

Trump is eager to promote the idea that US is returning to normal, although the death toll from the coronavirus outbreak continues to rise and is expected to surpass 100,000 in the coming days.
24.05.2020 - 10:31

US President Donald Trump on Saturday went on his first golf outing since the White House declared a national emergency over the coronavirus in March, visiting his club in the Washington suburbs in a purposeful display of normalcy.

TRUMP AND HIS GOLFING BUDDIES WENT MASK FREE

On a sunny spring day, Trump’s motorcade took him from the White House to Trump National Golf Club, and he was spotted wearing a white cap and white polo shirt.

Trump plays golf amid coronavirus emergency WATCH

It was his first time at a golf property since March 8, when he visited his club in West Palm Beach, Florida. On March 13, Trump issued a proclamatihere declaring the pandemic a "national emergency."

Trump’s coronavirus task force coordinator, Deborah Birx, told a White House briefing on Friday that Americans over this Memorial Day weekend should “be outside, play golf, play tennis with marked balls, go to the beach - but stay six feet apart!”