Eric Trump on Thursday tried on Twitter to push the Trump campaign narrative that Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee, is “running scared” and “hiding in his basement” during the coronavirus pandemic:
But the post from Donald Trump’s son only prompted a series of reminders.
Critics recalled the president broke his promise to release his tax returns and his White House went more than a year without holding an official news briefing.
Others noted Biden has no obligation to hold press conferences and has made dozens of television appearances since the start of the public health crisis.
Even Fox News has reported that Trump went 168 days without hosting a news conference during the 2016 campaign: