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Trump's Old Tweet About Responsibility Comes Back To Haunt Him Amid Pandemic

The president's 2013 post about leadership is in stark contrast to his latest comments about the coronavirus crisis.

An old tweet from Donald Trump came back to haunt him Friday after the president refused to take responsibility for delays in testing for the coronavirus in the U.S.

“I don’t take responsibility at all,” Trump announced during a press conference declaring a national emergency in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Critics resurfaced this November 2013 post in which Trump claimed that leadership means “whatever happens, you’re responsible.”

“If it doesn’t happen, you’re responsible,” the then-reality television personality added at the time.

Many of Trump’s detractors noted there is “always a tweet.”

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