In an effort to justify the signing of three executive orders increasing power to law enforcement agencies, Trump made the false statement that drugs are becoming “cheaper than candy bars.”
“We are becoming a drug-infested nation, drugs are becoming cheaper than candy bars,” Trump claimed during a Thursday afternoon press conference, “and we’re not going to let that happen any longer.”
Social media almost immediately mocked him.
Trump has no idea what candy bars cost. pic.twitter.com/53OswTFU9Y
— Gordon C. (@vfxgordon) February 16, 2017
— CNN (@CNN) February 16, 2017