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    Major US media outlets have covered Trump's recent golf outing, criticising him harshly for recreation as the death toll from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to rise in the United States.

    President Donald Trump has once again slammed the critics of his recent golf outing amid the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States.

    Trump took to Twitter on Tuesday to say that former Democratic President Barack Obama has been caught playing golf, despite his wife, Michelle, urging Americans to stay home amid the coronavirus pandemic.

    Last weekend, Trump went outside to play golf, which the mainstream media has depicted as a "mortal sin", according to him.

    "What they don't say is that it was my first golf in almost... months and, if I waited 3 years, they would do their usual “hit” pieces anyway", Trump tweeted Monday. "They are sick with hatred and dishonesty. They are truly deranged!" 

    Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden also took a moment to criticise his rival, as he released a new campaign ad on Saturday slamming the US president for playing golf while the US death toll keeps rising.

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