President Donald Trump was heavily criticized for a cringe-inducing embrace of a young supporter at a signing ceremony on Thursday.
After signing an executive order to shelter conservative students on college campuses, Trump embraced one of the supporters invited to the White House -- and even appeared to kiss the young woman.
Maybe just shake her hand next time? https://t.co/dugI15PFM9— Aaron Rupar (@Aaron Rupar) 1553199373.0
The internet was shocked by the incident, especially in light of the young woman's physical similarities to the commander-in-chief's daughter.
Here is what some people were saying:
@atrupar "When you’re a president, they let you do it. You can do anything."— Eoin Higgins (@Eoin Higgins) 1553199664.0
@atrupar Donald Trump: "You know I'm automatically attracted to beautiful—I just start kissing them. It's like a ma… https://t.co/0leegSQBmI— Russell Drew (@Russell Drew) 1553199856.0
@atrupar #iNews9K OPEN MIC: "You remind me of my daughter." https://t.co/lYNJD5RZm4— David F. Soros (@David F. Soros) 1553199331.0
@atrupar Did he think it was Ivanka?— Alex Singer (@Alex Singer) 1553199578.0
@atrupar He thought it was Tiffany.— Pashie Bee Merry (@Pashie Bee Merry) 1553199477.0
Frotteurism is a disorder in which a person derives sexual pleasure or gratification from rubbing, especially the g… https://t.co/AK2B1hgJx1— Bernadette Foley (@Bernadette Foley) 1553200486.0
@atrupar Ewe!— littlebit (@littlebit) 1553199576.0
There's not enough "ewww" in the world for this. https://t.co/aWHqh1w1hR— Lani Kai, B.A., L.T.C. #GoDucks #BAON #RCTID (@Lani Kai, B.A., L.T.C. #GoDucks #BAON #RCTID) 1553199986.0
@atrupar Dude! Boundaries!— Peter Kohan (@Peter Kohan) 1553199710.0
this is disgusting https://t.co/QafpobOYWg— Dani Shaw (@Dani Shaw) 1553199809.0
@atrupar The girl in red got a hug & kiss, the rest handshakes. Must have reminded him of Stormy or Ivanka.— Seaη O (@Seaη O) 1553199210.0
This is so uncomfortable https://t.co/3hZJrSgULD— Brett Glover (@Brett Glover) 1553199826.0
@atrupar Cringe...she needed a safe spaced where 45 is not, but, alas, no such thing at the White House. Thanks Or… https://t.co/amWXIlyO3l— To What End - À quelle fin ? (@To What End - À quelle fin ?) 1553199977.0
#WTF This is not how a grown man approaches and interacts with a girl young enough to be his grandchild. This is wr… https://t.co/u0uGit4kmu— Trump is a Loser. Full stop. (@Trump is a Loser. Full stop.) 1553200210.0
Watch the full video:
We are here today to take historic action to defend American Students and American Values. In a few moments, I will… https://t.co/iNMXLaFm0A— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump) 1553199160.0