‘Irresponsible’ Eric Trump Slammed For High-Fiving, Shaking Hands With Maskless Voters

Eric Trump ignored coronavirus safety guidelines to high-five and shake hands with supporters of his father, President Donald Trump. The president’s son ― who was out on the campaign trail in Michigan on behalf of his dad Tuesday ― did not wear a mask during the exchange. Neither did most of the supporters. Michigan is currently suffering a rapid uptick in new daily confirmed cases of COVID-19. More than 7,000 people in the state have now died from the coronavirus. It has sickened at least 149,000 more. Check out the video here: Eric Trump high fives and shakes hands with supporters in Michigan. pic.twitter.com/UQJDCUtMyY— The Recount (@therecount) Oktober 20, 2020 Trump also tweeted a photo of himself standing shoulder to shoulder with other maskless supporters of his father in Livingston County: Livingston County, Michigan 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸 pic.twitter.com/zpegfgf1sG— Eric Trump (@EricTrump) Oktober 20, 2020 And this picture of supporters ― also not wearing masks ― in the crowd at an event in Lansing: Thank you Lansing, Michigan! pic.twitter.com/aNcr0mPYL5— Eric Trump (@EricTrump) Oktober 20, 2020 Critics slammed Eric Trump as “irresponsible” for flouting Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advice that people should wear face masks, avoid close contact and socially distance to slow the spread of COVID-19. They also reminded the president’s son of his own father’s contraction of the disease that saw him hospitalized for three days earlier this month. His brother, Donald Trump. Jr., has drawn similar criticism in recent weeks by attending similar rallies. This is truly disgusting especially *after* Michigan ordered a shelter in place for Ann Arbor undergrads https://t.co/8Z9AY8aSIg— Jashvina ShAAAaaaah 👻 (@icehockeystick) Oktober 20, 2020 Super spreaders, every one of them— Terry Dresbach (@draiochta14) Oktober 20, 2020 This is insane. https://t.co/GZwZZ5rcI6— Don Winslow (@donwinslow) Oktober 20, 2020 Get ready for another COVID Superspreader Event Michigan.— liberalgoddess #IVoted #VetsForBiden (@liberalgoddess) Oktober 20, 2020 Put a f*cking mask on. https://t.co/oaGfntis9E— Abdul El-Sayed, MD, DPhil (@AbdulElSayed) Oktober 20, 2020 \”Here, have some of my Dad’s virus. Here ya go. Enjoy! Little for yousome virus for youoh, a senior! Bonus points.\— John Desrocher (@JohnDesrocher1) Oktober 20, 2020 The wink. He really thinks he’s a big deal. https://t.co/cYztDzzWmz— Emma Vigeland (@EmmaVigeland) Oktober 20, 2020 So irresponsible. He’s got small children.— Honora ∞ RN, PhD sᴛᴀʏ sᴀғᴇ (@honorayork2) Oktober 20, 2020 “Who needs some ‘rona? You? Sure! Who else? Yup, you. How ya doin’? COVID over here? Sure! Here ya go!” https://t.co/vNH4RLCnJD— James Robert Carroll (@JRCarrollNews) Oktober 21, 2020

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