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Video: Donald Trump comments on female reporter’s “smile”, trigger netizens reaction

Video: Donald Trump comments on female reporter’s “smile”, trigger netizens reaction

Washington, D.C.: On Tuesday, a small group of journalists was allowed by the White House to witness the talks between US President Donald Trump and Ireland’s new Prime Minister, Leo Varadkar. Mr. Trump called Mr. Varadkar to congratulate him. However, soon, Trump singled out one female reporter and commented on her smile.

Mr. Trump told to Mr. Varadkar, “We have a lot of your Irish press watching us right now, we have all of this Irish, beautiful Irish press here”. Then he singled out a female reporter, Caitriona Perry and asked, “Where are you from?” Asking to come forward, he said, “Come here, come here”. Then finally, President Trump told Mr. Varadkar, “She has a nice smile on her face so I bet she treats you well”.

After the incident, Caitriona Perry who is a Washington correspondent for Irish state broadcaster RTE posted the video on Twitter and termed it a “bizarre moment”.

Netizens started reacting after she posted the video of the incident.