US President Donald Trump has slammed as “fake news” reports that world leaders laughed at him during his latest speech at the United Nations General Assembly.
“They weren’t laughing at me, they were laughing with me,” Trump told reporters in a news conference Wednesday.
The Republican head of state took the stage at the UN on Tuesday to give a much-anticipated speech about important world issues.
However, what was considered to be one of the most fateful addresses of this year’s UNGA turned into a parody of itself when Trump began bragging about his achievements since entering the White House in January 2017.
A few of the world leaders present at the session chuckled when the US president said his administration “has accomplished more than almost any administration in the history of our country” in less than two years.
“So true!” he responded. That caused the audience to explode in laughter, forcing Trump to stop for a few…