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Just when you thought the whole Donald Trump presidency couldn't get more farcical, it does.
Now, it appears that Trump didn't know that The Apprentice was about apprenticeships until July 19, 2018 - despite presenting the competitive business television show for 14 series.
Speaking to a crowd at a White House event called 'Pledge to America's Workers', Trump read out a line in the prepared text that included the word 'apprenticeships'.
Then, he went off on a tangent about his old television show:
That’s an interesting word for me to be saying, right? The Apprentice. I never actually put that together until just now.
That’s an interesting word for me to be saying, right?
The Apprentice. I never actually put that together until just now.
The 'stable genius' then turned to his daughter, Ivanka, and said:
Isn’t that strange, Ivanka, I never associated, but here we are.
14 years ago, @realDonaldTrump began presenting 'The Apprentice'.
Yesterday, he finally realised the connection wi… https://t.co/RRg2XNXvcj — Channel 4 News (@Channel 4 News)
@evrbeautiful @mypoophonked @realDonaldTrump The Apprentice/Apprenticeship thing is absolutely inexplicable. But I… https://t.co/zirmmMY6gz — Claudia Chesler (@Claudia Chesler)
@Channel4News @realDonaldTrump https://t.co/R53QdWrkpD — Tom 🇪🇺🏳️🌈🏳️⚧️🌻 (@Tom 🇪🇺🏳️🌈🏳️⚧️🌻)
@Channel4News @realDonaldTrump That is a frankly scary admission and lack of worldliness for a guy charged with mak… https://t.co/WtbW0NdDaS — Mike Ramsay (@Mike Ramsay)
@Channel4News @realDonaldTrump Wait. So Trump did not understand that an apprentice is someone who participates in… https://t.co/iGSZHx4Zaq — Bilbo Gubbins (@Bilbo Gubbins)
@Channel4News @realDonaldTrump Wow. 😮🤦♀️ https://t.co/1pIa1jzj3K — Maureen (@Maureen)
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