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Trump Calls For Putting Politics Aside Over Coronavirus, Then Attacks Biden Anyway

The president's blatant hypocrisy over his call to "stop the partisanship" got the treatment on Twitter.

In his somber prime-time Oval Office address on Wednesday, Donald Trump asked people to put politics aside amid the coronavirus pandemic.

“We are all in this together. We must put politics aside, stop the partisanship and unify together as one nation and one family,” the president said.

But Trump did not heed his own request — and critics on Twitter noticed.

Late Thursday, the president returned to politicizing the public health crisis that has sickened more than 134,000 people worldwide by lashing out at his potential Democratic 2020 election rival, former Vice President Joe Biden:

Twitter users ripped Trump over the post, which followed a string of attacks from him on Democrats about other issues:

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