While giving a press conference, President Donald Trump discussed drinking alcohol. He told reporters he has never had a beer.
Trump was talking about the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court when the subject of alcohol came up. During the hearing, Kavanaugh mentioned many times he likes beer. Trump compared himself to Kavanaugh and pointed out that he himself was abnormal for never having drank a beer.
I remember my college days; everybody was drinking. It was, like, normal. I was abnormal. It was totally normal. Everybody was drinking.
President Trump: "I remember my college days, everybody was drinking. It was like normal. I was abnormal. It was to… https://t.co/5Wj2T3dCDz— CBS News (@CBS News)1538501574.0
People picked up on the word "abnormal" and ran with it.
@CBSNews *Was* abnormal? He still is— Liam Doody (@Liam Doody)1538502359.0
@HuffPost No he is just stupid af https://t.co/zEw5l27mxX— damarisoquendo (@damarisoquendo)1538556755.0
@HuffPost https://t.co/TFMWA57y4z— Denise Sevier-Fries (@Denise Sevier-Fries)1538556522.0
@CBSNews "I was abnormal". Well, we've been trying to tell you that for years.— Grave-id Mallory 🎃 (@Grave-id Mallory 🎃)1538502275.0
@CBSNews Cringe https://t.co/f67JNRDFU2— Blog Boyz❁ (@Blog Boyz❁)1538501630.0
@AaronBlake Abnormal. Let me count the ways...— Marsha Fleming (@Marsha Fleming)1538501545.0
tRump just said he's "abnormal" because he didn't drink beer in college. I can list a gazillion other reasons why! https://t.co/G3so5brWma— Kelly DiLorenzo (@Kelly DiLorenzo)1538501536.0
President Trump’s adlib with the media where he said he didn’t drink 🍻 beer, but others did was funny! He said he w… https://t.co/UUzu9EHtYX— Devil's Advocate (@Devil's Advocate)1538516863.0
This Twitter user felt there were other words Trump could have used.
Abnormal? That’s being polite. Unhinged, loony, insane, daft, bereft of common sense, hateful, wicked, arrogant, be… https://t.co/y6o5qmTqrr— Jason Hicks (@Jason Hicks)1538569876.0
People were undecided if Trump should drink or not.
@ABCPolitics I’d rather have a drinker that tells the truth, than a tea totaler who lies 5,300 times in 21 months.… https://t.co/iPZOfzFULj— Richard Laya (@Richard Laya)1538490289.0
@ABCPolitics We would all be better off if he smoked a joint.— Danny Casson (@Danny Casson)1538492384.0
@ABCPolitics Can you imagine if he did ? What a disaster !!!!— Girlpower (@Girlpower)1538490146.0
Many people did not believe him.
@ABCPolitics Another sad lie by @realDonaldTrump— Tod patrick Livingston (@Tod patrick Livingston)1538491830.0
@ABCPolitics And yet there are numerous photos of Trump drinking.— Wayne Lee Harrison (@Wayne Lee Harrison)1538490112.0
@ABCPolitics ok, sure— Bill D (@Bill D)1538494840.0
@ABCPolitics Sober alcoholics still exhibit similar behavior as when intoxicated; anger and defensiveness when conf… https://t.co/9X46NINFps— J (@J)1538490341.0
@ABCPolitics perhaps a review of the term "dry drunk" might be helpful.— aston smith kitchen (@aston smith kitchen)1538490306.0
We aren't sure if they are talking about Trump or Kavanaugh or both.