“I was there for a tiny little short period of time,” Trump said, adding that “it was much more for an inspection.”
The president claimed that he’s visited the bunker two or three times “all for inspection.” He added, “Someday you may need it. ... I went down, I looked at it.”
But many Twitter users were skeptical of Trump’s excuse, especially considering the timing.
Many people used analogies to illustrate why the bunker explanation just might be what is colloquially called “B.S.”
Other people suggested the president may want to figure out his priorities.
Some people had nagging questions.
One person did suggest we show empathy for the individual most likely to be affected by this incident in the long term.