Newswire: Donald Trump doesn’t actually play golf for fun, he plays golf for work

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During his campaign, when the idea of a Trump presidency was still just an increasingly depressing joke, Donald Trump repeatedly criticized Barack Obama for taking time off to play golf and claimed that he wouldn’t take vacations because he’d be too busy vigilantly working on behalf of the American people if he became president. However, in his eight weeks as president, Trump has actually visited golf courses 10 times, suggesting for the very first time that he’s just totally full of shit and nobody can ever trust anything he says. So why are Trump’s golf trips okay while Obama’s were not? According to White House press secretary Sean Spicer, it’s because Trump is actually working when he goes golfing.

That comes from Yahoo News, which specifically asked Spicer about Trump’s golfing during a press briefing on Monday. Spicer acknowledged that Trump does occaisionally ...