Trump tees up controversy as he plays golf in a pandemic

President visits own golf club in Virginia as US coronavirus death toll approaches 100,000

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Donald Trump teed up fresh controversy on Saturday, by leaving the White House for his golf course in Virginia.

Early on a fine morning in Washington DC, the president was seen by reporters “in his typical golf wear of white polo shirt and white baseball cap … before he departed the White House” for an undisclosed location. Secret Service agents accompanying the president were photographed wearing masks. Trump was not seen to cover his face.

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