Don Lemon Sends Donald Trump Stinging Message About His Mass Shootings Response

“It’s not about you. It’s not about you. For once," the CNN host said.

CNN’s Don Lemon accused President Donald Trump of trying to make his hospital visits to the victims of last weekend’s mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas, all about himself.

On Wednesday, the host of “CNN Tonight” noted how White House social media director Dan Scavino Jr. had boasted on Twitter soon after Trump’s visit to Dayton’s Miami Valley Hospital that the president had been “treated like a rock star”:

“A rock star?” asked Lemon. “How can you boast about that in this context? It would be hard to be more tone-deaf than that, more insensitive, right? Wrong.”

Lemon then aired footage of Trump using a press conference at the El Paso Emergency Operations Center to attack Ohio Democrats.

“It’s not about you. It’s not about you. For once. At least today,” said Lemon. “But we know it’s all about this president. Especially when he’s aggrieved, his feelings hurt by things he saw on TV. So when the president had a chance to speak publicly on this sad day in El Paso, a city in mourning, after a racist mass murder, he used his time to brag about himself and trash some Democrats.”

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