Internet disgusted after Erdoğan makes Trump and GOP senators watch propaganda video in the Oval Office
US President Donald Trump, right, is warning his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan of economic devastation should Ankara hit Kurdish forces after the American troop pullout from Syria AFP/File / ADEM ALTAN, SAUL LOEB

On Thursday, Axios reported that during a reception at the Oval Office, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan — who has come under international scrutiny for his brutal treatment of Kurdish freedom fighters — whipped out his iPad and made President Donald Trump and several GOP senators watch a video describing Kurds as terrorists.


Commenters on social media were quick to excoriate the president for allowing a notorious strongman to bring propaganda into the White House and make U.S. officials watch it on his personal tablet: