After #ClapForBoris fueled criticism against UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, #AmericaWorksTogether backfired on United States President Donald Trump in a similar manner. During daily coronavirus briefing on April 8, while the coronavirus cases are still increasing in the country, Trump urged Americans to “share your stories” that showcase patriotism as well as citizenship under the hashtag. With the death toll in the US rising rapidly, the netizens chose to criticise Trump with the same hashtag on Twitter.
Twitter users lashed out at the Republican US President for issues ranging from his response to the global health crisis to all the statements he has made in the press briefings. One of the internet users even said American works together, "only without Trump". Many resorted to blunt statements like calling Trump "fool" and "racist". One of them even accused the US President to be "greedy" and cited his dire wish to reopen America. However, there were few tweets that showcased support towards Trump and called him "most hardworking President ever". Meanwhile, as of April 8, the US has confirmed 400,540 cases with 12,857 fatalities.
#AmericaWorksTogether America is pulling together without the help of the bungling idiotic Trump administration. Imagine if we had a real president and competent administration— Al (@AlanFuruno) April 7, 2020
#AmericaWorksTogether without any reasonable leadership from President Trump. (And in spite of the presence of Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump.)— Kristine (@magnu_tude) April 7, 2020
Donald Trump:— Karen Cazares 🌹🤙🗻☮️✊ (@cazarespr) April 8, 2020
This is a hoax
One day it’s like a miracle it will disappear
Doctors are exaggerating
The States are on their own
This is our stockpile, not the States
I don’t take responsibility#AmericaWorksTogether
Cleaning the mess he made,
doing the work Trump refuses to do pic.twitter.com/OmG1c29fgI
#AmericaWorksTogether to dismantle every lie that this fool of a man broadcasts to the world.— dan, (@Gamefandan) April 7, 2020
Ordinary people are sewing PPE face masks because the federal government under Trump has failed us.#AmericaWorksTogether— Santa Claus, CEO (@SantaInc) April 7, 2020
#americaworkstogether to remove trump from power.— Brad Reason 🌊 🌎 🆘 🧢 🍑 🗽 (@BradReason) April 7, 2020