Donald Trump may be so focused on making America great again that he forgot he’s a dad.
At least it seemed that way on Wednesday when the president met with reporters to discuss, among other things,
the crackdown on vaping.
After Trump said he viewed vaping as a source of American jobs, he pointed to his wife, first lady
Melania Trump, and said she was instrumental in getting him involved in the issue.
But the way he said it had heads shaking.
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“That’s how the first lady got involved. She’s got a son,” Trump said before he suddenly remembered that he had something to do with it and interjected the word “together.”
Trump then added that their son Barron “is a beautiful young man, and she feels very, very strongly about it.”
Some Twitter users were very confused and others were amused.
Also on HuffPost He Has 9 Billion Dollars Launching his Presidential bid last June, Donald Trump held up his financial statement to prove he had assets worth a total of $9 billion. In a tasteless boast, Trump went on to reveal he refused a bank's loan of $4bn. He said: “I don’t need it. I don’t want it. And I’ve been there.” While millions of Americans continue to suffer the effects of sluggish economic growth, Trump is blissfully unaffected. Well, that's how he makes it sound. But He's Never Used A Cash Machine Trump says he's never had to withdraw cash from a cashpoint. During an appearance on 'Late Night with Conan O'Brien', Trump said that he'd never seen the need to use ATMs, all the while hinting at his extraordinary wealth. He Gets Super Defensive About Money Like many of his voters, money is always on Trump's mind. But unlike those struggling to make ends meet, Trump is more concerned with the perception of his wealth, which he says is "more than $9 bn". When an author suggested Trump had a net worth of less than $300m, the property tycoon sued him for libel. Yet during testimony, Trump admitted his own estimations depend on his "feelings". It was reported Trump said: "Yes, even my own feelings (guide estimates of my wealth), as to where the world is, where the world is going, and that can change rapidly from day to day." Trump lost the libel case. He's Leading A Fact-Free Campaign Despite pretending to offer something different from the tired-old ways of Washington, Trump has admitted that he's more than willing to use dubious non-facts and statistics in an effort to further his White House ambitions. In a remarkable exchange with FOX News host Bill O'Reilly, the famously impertinent presenter took exception to flawed statistics banded about by Trump. O’Reilly: This bothered me, I gotta tell ya. You tweeted out that whites killed by blacks — these are statistics you picked out from somewhere — at a rate of 81 percent. And that’s totally wrong. Whites killed by blacks is 15 percent, yet you tweeted it was 81 percent. Now … Trump: Bill, I didn’t tweet, I retweeted somebody that was supposedly an expert, and it was also a radio show. O’Reilly: Yeah, but you don’t wanna be. … Why do you want to be in that zone? Trump: Hey, Bill, Bill, am I gonna check every statistic? I get millions and millions of people, @RealDonaldTrump, by the way. O’Reilly: You gotta, you’re a presidential contender, you gotta check ’em. He Takes His Name Way Too Seriously Love HuffPost? Become a founding member of HuffPost Plus today. This article originally appeared on HuffPost.