US STRONG news – Washington, DC: The White House reports 5.17.2020.

South Lawn. 1:07 P.M. EDT.

Q     So, Mr. President, President — former President Obama seemed to suggest that you aren’t even pretending to be in charge.  What’s your response?

THE PRESIDENT:  So, I think we had a great weekend.  We did a lot of terrific meetings.  Tremendous progress is being made on many fronts, including coming up with a cure for this horrible plague that has beset our country.  I think a lot of things have happened, very good, very — it was a working weekend.  It was a good weekend.  A lot of very good things have happened.

Q    What about Obama’s comment?  Obama’s comment at the graduation ceremony  (inaudible).

THE PRESIDENT:  I didn’t hear it.

Q    He (inaudible) twice at the leadership.

THE PRESIDENT:  Look, he was an incompetent President.  That’s all I can say.  Grossly incompetent.

Thank you.


1:08 P.M. EDT

President Trump Returns to the White House President Donald J. Trump talks with reporters outside the South Portico of the White House after disembarking Marine One Sunday, May. 17, 2020, on his return from his working weekend at Camp David near Thurmont, Md. (Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour)