President Donald Trump boasted that his speech two years ago in Poland was considered one of the best in American history, and left many wondering what he was talking about.
Trump delivered a Stephen Miller-penned 2017 speech ahead of the G20 summit that warned of dire consequences for the West if borders and citizenship weren't clearly defined and restricted, and he bragged Wednesday that it was widely considered among the most well-received by a U.S. president.
"Some people said it was the best speech ever given by a president in Europe," Trump said. "But I did not say that, I'm just quoting"others."
Twitter users tried to make sense of his claim.
"The best speech an American president has given in Europe." Apparently there was a Polish version of "Ich bin ein… https://t.co/BOFIuDP9au— michaelF (@michaelF)1560359537.0
@MSNBC @realDonaldTrump How do world leaders keep a straight face while Trump LIES like a rug? The best speech ev… https://t.co/eVI1Lon3nt— Field Alert (@Field Alert)1560359345.0
Trump in a real-time internal struggle deciding whether or not to endure the pain of praising himself: "I can say i… https://t.co/Wyy13VvlSm— Brian Tyler Cohen (@Brian Tyler Cohen)1560360000.0
So Trump just told the press that his speech in Warsaw was the best ever delivered by a POTUS anywhere in Europe. I… https://t.co/oJtEsN0vSc— Deaglan DiMurro (@Deaglan DiMurro)1560359725.0
Narrator: he was definitely not quoting other people https://t.co/3V70KpK6Eb— Grudgie the Whale (@Grudgie the Whale)1560359320.0
“Yeah, we never said that” - all the people https://t.co/H5cagGTi9i— Michael Cohen (@Michael Cohen)1560359210.0
@davidgura Time to assemble the cabinet and have Trump ask them one by one if it was the best speech ever— Jeff Dobbs (@Jeff Dobbs)1560359908.0
During a live presser, Trump brags [like a lying 7-year-old] about his 2017 speech in Poland: "I could say it. I do… https://t.co/46sYw32Fp3— Polly Sigh (@Polly Sigh)1560359239.0
@MollyJongFast Big tough guys. Guys you wouldn't want to meet in a dark alley. They came up to him in tears. "Sir,"… https://t.co/rhwWpi3ss5— Gregory Hays (@Gregory Hays)1560359110.0
. @realDonaldTrump actually just said that people claimed his D Day speech was the “best speech ever made by a pres… https://t.co/cf1AGZcz2W— I’m Tony Snark, Irony Man (@I’m Tony Snark, Irony Man)1560359110.0
@BrianKarem Trump: Some people said it was the best speech ever made by a president in Europe. Narrator: Those peo… https://t.co/2fepEedV8o— Dan Angell (@Dan Angell)1560359067.0
Trump claims "some people" are saying that he made "the best speech ever made by a president in Europe." "I did no… https://t.co/jsE3iV3DUz— Justin Baragona (@Justin Baragona)1560358954.0