This past Wednesday, July 12th, amidst the growing controversy over his son's 2016 meeting with a Russian lawyer who had ties to the Kremlin, President Donald Trump tweeted something that was a little hard to swallow:
It's extremely unlikely that White House is functioning "perfectly" within its constant maelstrom of gaffes, controversies, and scandals. The administration has been of little use helping to pushing the GOP's widely unpopular health care bill through the Senate, where Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has just pushed back the August recess to try and piece together something that will please at least 50 Republicans in the chamber. Almost no progress at all has been made on tax reform, an incredibly tricky bit of policy on which the White House has published nothing but a one-page "plan" which was described by many in Congress as "laughable." ALL OF THOSE, however, are standard lies for President Trump. But his claim that he "has very little time for watching TV" is just too big to let go.
Twitter pounced on him instantly:
Why would Trump feel the need to comment on how much TV he watches?
Is Trump watching TV the real problem though?
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