Could someone get Donald Trump a tissue? The Republican presidential candidate couldn’t stop sniffling during the first 2016 presidential debate on Monday, September 26.
While the controversial businessman was busy yelling at opponent Hillary Clinton, the internet was pleading with someone — anyone — to get Trump “some Claritin please.”
“Trump was making fun of Hillary’s health but if he sniffs 1 more time i’m calling 911,” one person tweeted after the mogul, 70, mocked the Democratic presidential nominee’s recent battle with pneumonia.
Others, including former Vermont governor Howard Dean, suggested that Trump’s sniffling was due to drugs.
“Trump literally sounds like he is high on cocaine right now. All that damn sniffling and babbling #debates,” another viewer tweeted, while Dean wrote on Twitter: “Notice Trump sniffing all the time. Coke user?”
Others tweeted that perhaps the former Apprentice host was dying.
“Trump keeps sniffling.. he’s sick omfg trump dying,” another shared with their followers. “Why does Trump keep sniffling? Secret illness he’s hidden from the American people?”
Viewers also kept track of the amount of water Trump drank, and several people went as far as to create Twitter accounts for his sniffles.
See the best Twitter reactions to #TrumpSniffles below and click here for a complete rundown of everything that just happened during the debate:
Notice Trump sniffing all the time. Coke user?
— Howard Dean (@GovHowardDean) September 27, 2016
Trump is sniffling. I THINK HE HAS EBOLA.
— Bart Hubbuch (@BartHubbuch) September 27, 2016
Someone get this guy some nighttime, sniffling, sneezing, coughing, aching, stuffy-head, fever, so you can debate medicine. #debates
— Yair Daar (@Chinuch_Advntrs) September 27, 2016
Talking too fast.
I grew up in Florida in the 80s. I’ve seen these signs.
— Rick Wilson (@TheRickWilson) September 27, 2016
I hope Trump releases his sniffle-related medical records #debatenight
— Jessica Valenti (@JessicaValenti) September 27, 2016
someone get trump a tissue please
— Sam Stein (@samstein) September 27, 2016
Please, please, please have Clinton silently hand Trump a tissue. #debatenight
— Ari Scott (@ariscott) September 27, 2016
“Stamina matters” -The guy who is guzzling water, sniffling, and wiping his face every 5 minutes.
— Myke (@MikeWehner) September 27, 2016
The guy sniffling like he’s at Studio 54 in 1981 is talking about stamina?!?
— Bernie Heller (@bheller1968) September 27, 2016
The debate will likely come down to the sniffling. #debates2016
— Ursula Liang (@ursulaliang) September 27, 2016
Trumps sniffling bc he’s allergic to the truth #debatenight
— Aden (@aden_hizkias) September 27, 2016
CORRECTED: Trump’s sniffle is the story of this debate so far.
— Tom Watson (@tomwatson) September 27, 2016
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