Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton threw shade at President Trump’s response to the coronavirus pandemic in a blistering tweet, writing: “Please do not take medical advice from a man who looked directly at a solar eclipse.”
Please do not take medical advice from a man who looked directly at a solar eclipse.
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) March 24, 2020
The dig is a reference to Trump temporarily taking off his protective glasses during an August 2017 solar eclipse and looking up directly at the sun.
Despite the repeated warnings, Trump snuck a peek at the sun from a balcony at the White House.
— NBC News (@NBCNews) August 21, 2017
“Don’t look,” an aide shouted from the crowd below, in a failed attempt to remind the president not to look directly at the sun.
Earlier this month, Clinton tweeted that the federal government should have implemented actions such as quarantines and federally mandated paid sick leave.