Many are left baffled by the way President Donald Trump spoke about his son, Barron Trump.
The former reality TV star sat in the White House with Melania Trump by his side and spoke about the dangers of vaping.
Vaping has become a health problem plaguing the United States, Trump told reporters he is now looking into the matter.
While addressing the matter, Trump appeared to have forgotten that Barron is his youngest child.
Trump had the following to say: “Vaping has become a very big business, as I understand it. Like, a giant business. In a very short period of time. But we can’t allow people to get sick and we can’t have our youth be so affected. And I’m hearing it. And that’s how the first lady got involved. She’s got a son, together, that is a beautiful young man, and she feels very, very strongly about it. She’s seen it, and we’re both reading it. A lot of people are reading it. But people are dying, from vaping. So we’re looking at it very closely.”
Who describes their kid this way? Poor Barron.
"That's how the First Lady got involved. She's got a son
— Holly Figueroa O'Reilly (@AynRandPaulRyan) September 11, 2019
The Daily Show’s host, Trevor Noah, was quick to laugh at the president by saying: “‘She’s got a son?’ You mean the son she made with you? How on earth does Trump forget that he has a son? He’s like the world’s worst dad.”
— The Late Show (@colbertlateshow) September 12, 2019
The comedian added: “At least Darth Vader claimed his son. If Trump was the Dark Lord, he would be like, “Luke, she is your mother.”
TONIGHT: Donald Trump moves to ban flavored e-cigarettes, inspired in part by his wife’s son, who is coincidentally also his own son. pic.twitter.com/ts4LtwlhHD
— The Daily Show (@TheDailyShow) September 11, 2019
Stephen Colbert also had a field day with the Barron moment.
The TV host said: “Nice save, buddy,” Colbert said with a sarcastic clap. Then, as the president, he added, “First lady has got a son—together—it’s a mutual son, of course, I’m very involved with the doings of it, and so is the first lady, who is a lovely mother, together, who I love and know her name so well that I won’t waste your time saying it out loud. So…Tim Apple.”
On a serious note, a commenter stated: “Just more freedoms being taken away from American citizens. All the while we’re moving towards legalizing Marijuana?! Nearly 5,000 under age of 21 die each year from alcohol… Will we finally ban alcohol? Especially fruity flavored alcohol???”
How do you explain what Trump did with Barron?