This week in Trump reactions: Media responds to the president taking hydroxychloroquine

Media reacts to news that President Trump is taking hydroxychloroquine as a preventive measure for the coronavirus.

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- --Hydroxychloroquine.

DONALD TRUMP: I'm taking it, hydroxychloroquine. Right now, yeah.

NICOLLE WALLACE: I don't know where to start with this one.

DAGEN MCDOWELL: Giant cannon ball, bla-bloom.

JOE BIDEN: This is totally irresponsible.

SANJAY GUPTA: Well, he shouldn't be taking it.

GREG GUTFELD: I love it what he this, yeah, just very casually, I'm taking hydroxychloroquine. I would've told you sooner. But you didn't ask.

TREVOR NOAH: No, no, no, no, no, no, no, no!

JESSE WATTERS: It was like, when your daughter comes home from college at dinner, she's like, yeah, I'm pregnant.

JIMMY KIMMEL: Just when you think it can't get any crazier--

STEPHEN COLBERT: Trump cracks it up to 11 and then swallows the knob.

CHUCK SCHUMER: Reckless, reckless.

SEAN HANNITY: They acted like the president and his hope and optimism about the drug were some type of mortal sin.

- This is the president who prescribed injections of disinfectants.


- The president has every right to take this. And his doctor, who I respect, has every right to give it to him.

DONALD TRUMP: But you could ask-- many doctors are in favor of it, many frontline workers won't go there unless they have the hydroxy.

- And he also has a 34-inch waist. And he grew three inches last year.

NEIL CAVUTO: It will kill you. I cannot stress enough. This will kill you.

NANCY PELOSI: Especially in his age group and in his, shall we say, weight group, what is morbidly obese.

DONALD TRUMP: Pelosi is a sick woman. She got a lot of problems, a lot of mental problems.

CHUCH SCHUMER: This president doesn't tell the truth. He may be taking this. He may not.

SEAN HANNITY: Predictably, the mob, the media, they're now hyperventilating over those remarks.

CHUCK SCHUMER: That little shiny object.

BRIAN WILLIAMS: Shiny object or not, there are two sides to this hydroxychloroquine conversation.

JIMMY KIMMEL: Our president is a hydroxymoron.

GREG GUTFELD: The most transparent president ever.