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Retired IBM manager, 82, blames Trump for DUI after he wrecked his golf cart a mile from his Florida retirement community, saying he downed vodka because the president's TV speech made him 'really mad'

A retired IBM manager who was busted for DUI has blamed President Donald Trump for driving him to drink before taking to the streets in his golf buggy.
Cary DeVan, 82, was arrested 90 minutes after Trump finished his 32-minute coronavirus briefing last Thursday.
DeVan, who was the Global Service Planning Manager at IBM Global Solutions in North Carolina for 16 years between 1994 and 2010, was caught by police in Florida after he wrecked the vehicle.
The red golf cart was found a mile outside of The Villages complex where he lives.
The axle broke and the windshield got dislodged after he went over a concrete curb.
DeVan wasn't injured in the accident but when police made contact with him he was slurring his words and was unsteady on his feet, they claim.
They also believed he was intoxicated because he smelled of alcohol and was unable to successfully complete a field sobriety test.
He told police that he 'was watching President Trump on TV then got really mad at what he said'
He told police that he 'was watching President Trump on TV then got really mad at what he said'
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He drove his golf buggy over a concrete curb, breaking the axle and dislodging the windshield a mile away from his home in The Villages retirement community in Florida
He drove his golf buggy over a concrete curb, breaking the axle and dislodging the windshield a mile away from his home in The Villages retirement community in Florida

DeVan blew almost double the blood alcohol limit of .08, the Smoking Gun reported.
He explained to a cop that he had been drinking vodka because he 'was watching President Trump on TV then got really mad at what he said.'
It's unclear what made him angry but that evening Trump had appeared on screen for more than half an hour talking about the coronavirus pandemic. 
More than 4 million people have been infected and more than 150,000 have died.
However Trump began the briefing by addressing the death of Herman Cain who he said 'passed away from the thing called the China virus.'
The co-chair of Black Voices For Trump died from COVID-19 that day after becoming infected following his attendance at Trump's unpopular rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Face masks were merely optional and lack of social distancing appeared not to be a concern.
DeVan is pictured in his LinkedIn profile picture. He retired from his IBM job in North Carolina in 2010
DeVan is pictured in his LinkedIn profile picture. He retired from his IBM job in North Carolina in 2010
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Trump also expressed no regrets about the way the pandemic has been handled, despite Florida now being the second worst affected state in the country, and despite the country having the highest number of infections on the planet.
'We did the right thing initially. We saved millions of lives, what we did. We did the right thing,' Trump insisted at the July 30 briefing. 
While the pandemic puts the elderly especially at risk of serious illness or death, the president also tried to discourage mail-in voting for the November presidential election, claiming it would 'lead to the greatest fraud.'
The arrest report didn't state what Trump said or did that prompted DeVan's alcohol consumption and subsequent getting behind the wheel. 
DeVan's record doesn't state any party affiliation. 
The 55+ complex where he lives is dubbed 'Florida's friendliest hometown.' However in a video from The Villages, retweeted by Trump in June, residents were filmed whizzing by on golf carts yelling 'white power.' 
The elderly man was booked into Sumter County jail on the misdemeanor count and was released the following morning after posting $1000 bond.
The arrest report didn't state what Trump said or did that prompted his alcohol consumption and subsequent getting behind the wheel
The arrest report didn't state what Trump said or did that prompted his alcohol consumption and subsequent getting behind the wheel

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