President Trump played golf for the 5th straight day on Dec. 30, however you won’ t have the ability to discover any video footage of him at the Trump International Golf Club in Florida.
“ Where CNN ’ s video cameras were when placed, trees appear, ” CNN host Ana Cabrera kept in mind throughout a current section . “ Yes, brand-new trees are being planted there.”
Days previously, on Dec. 27, CNN captured Trump back on the golf course, which would not have actually been noteworthy (or uncharacteristic) if it didn’ t practically right away follow the president declaring he would get “ back to work ” after the vacation.
The report triggered a furious reaction from the right, which painted CNN as simple paparazzi. “ You concealed in the bushes for hours to obtain 17-seconds of video footage of the president swinging a golf club, ” reactionary media character Jack Posobiec composed in reaction to CNN’ s video. “ I ’ m sure all your moms and dads are so happy.”
Others, like Michael Flynn Jr .– the kid of Trump’ s previous security consultant Michael Flynn , who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI in December– safeguarded Trump’ s regular playing golf by declaring the sport is an efficient method of getting things done. “ Idiots like this (who most likely put on’ t play golf )have no hint just how much company can be carried out on a golf course, ” Flynn Jr. composed .
Of course, if that holds true, the best’ s criticism of President Obama’ s playing golf, consisting of Trump’ s own disparaging remarks, were similarly misdirected.
Lest you believe the planting of trees was an effort to balance out the carbon effect of Trump’ s regular journeys to his Winter White House, CNN kept in mind that a white van was likewise utilized to block the station’ s see at that exact same area previously in the week– which the lorry moved anytime CNN’s cameraman did.
“ Again, this follows the pattern of Donald Trump to state throughout the project he was never ever going to play golf, or slam President Obama then he’ s essentially overtook President Obama’ s 8 years in his very first year as president of playing golf, ” Michael Nutter, the previous mayor of Philadelphia, used on CNN. “ It ’ s simply constant with his doing and lying something else. ” (You can enjoy the complete section on CNN .)
The Hill reports that President Trump is back on the golf course today.