Paralympic Games Fired Back After Trump Called Them ‘Tough To Watch’

on April 27, 2018 in Washington, DC.
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 27: U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with Paralympic gold medalist in Sled Hockey Jen Lee during a celebration of the USA 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Teams on the North Portico o... WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 27: U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with Paralympic gold medalist in Sled Hockey Jen Lee during a celebration of the USA 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Teams on the North Portico of the White House on April 27, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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April 28, 2018 12:25 p.m.

The Paralympic Games organization slammed President Donald Trump Saturday morning after he called the games “tough to watch” on Friday.


At a photo-op for Olympic and Paralympic athletes Friday evening, Trump seemingly deviated from his prepared remarks. “What happened with the Paralympics was so incredible and so inspiring to me,” he said. “And I watched—it’s a little tough to watch too much, but I watched as much as I could.”

Some are criticizing the President for his remarks, while others have rushed to his defense, claiming that he meant that he lacks time to watch television.

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