“I would have read my damn briefs, Barbra, that's for sure”

Trump has insisted he was never briefed on the allegations and questioned their veracity, but news outlets including the Associated Press and The New York Times have reported that they were featured in the President’s Daily Brief, which CNN pointed out Trump is known not to read regularly.

In response to a tweet from singer Barbara Streisand, a longtime Democratic advocate and Trump critic, talking about how Clinton would have handled the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the former secretary of State said: “I would have read my damn briefs, Barbra, that’s for sure.”