Editor’s Note: Everyone’s got an opinion, but who has the facts? At LibertyNation.com, we like to say, “Truth is Making a Comeback because Facts Matter.” Each week, we cut through the noise to bring you some of the lesser-reported highlights of the president’s week.
Monday, May 4
President Trump had no public engagements scheduled for Monday. He did take the time, however, to troll some of his favorite targets on Twitter. He first took aim at Congress for declining his offer to provide them with Coronavirus testing kits: “Interesting? By Congress not wanting the special 5 minute testing apparatus, they are saying that they are not ‘essential’.” He then went after the media: “MSDNC and FAKE NEWS CNN are going wild trying to protect China!” Later, the president posted a series of tweets aimed at the Lincoln Project, a political action committee founded and supported by anti-Trump Republicans:
“A group of RINO Republicans who failed badly 12 years ago, then again 8 years ago, and then got BADLY beaten by me, a political first timer, 4 years ago, have copied (no imagination) the concept of an ad from Ronald Reagan, “Morning in America”, doing everything possible to get even for all of their many failures. You see, these loser types don’t care about 252 new Federal Judges, 2 great Supreme Court Justices, a rebuilt military, a protected 2nd Amendment, biggest EVER Tax & Regulation cuts, and much more.”
Tuesday, May 5
The president flew to Pheonix, Arizona – the first time he has traveled any distance from the White House in many weeks. After participating in a Roundtable Discussion on Supporting Native Americans, Trump toured the new mask production assembly line, set up by Honeywell International Inc.
Wednesday, May 6
In the Oval Office, the president signed a proclamation in honor of National Nurse’s Day. Later, Trump met at the White House with Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds. On Wednesday afternoon, the president indicated to reporters that he was continuing his legal battle to completely repeal the remaining elements of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. “Obamacare is a disaster,” he said – though he added: “[B]ut we’ve made it barely acceptable.”
Thursday, May 7
Trump met at the White House with Texas Governor Greg Abbott. Later, the president and the first lady delivered remarks in the Rose Garden as part of the White House National Day of Prayer Service. As Trump and Gov. Abbott spoke with members of the press, the subject of Michael Flynn came up. The Department of Justice had announced that it was dismissing its case against Trump’s former national security advisor. The president had a lot to say on the matter: “He was an innocent man,” Trump told reporters. “He is a great gentleman. He was targeted by the Obama administration, and he was targeted in order to try and take down a President.” A short time later, Trump indicated that the fallout from the Flynn case was far from over: “I wouldn’t be surprised if you see a lot of things happen over the next number of weeks. This is just one piece of a very dishonest puzzle.”
Friday, May 8
President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., to mark the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe (VE) Day.