He's a laugh a minute our pres.
He just says things for effect and to make people take notice.
The uneducated people in the poorer areas probably believe him.
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Likely they are all at home like the rest of us. I had to drive my car around the block yesterday just to check that it works!
At least we get to skype the grandchildren in the UK more often