Eric, who works for the Trump Organisation, certainly has no emergency management experience and just stood bizarrely in the corner as if it was “Bring Your Son To Work Day,” as Mike Sington pointed out.
“Why was Eric Trump in #HurricaneLaura briefing at FEMA?” asked Paula Reid, a CBS White House Correspondent, posting a video of the strange affair.
For some reason Eric Trump is in the room for the president's hurricane briefing at FEMA.
While journalists were confused, Eric’s presence proved to be infuriating for Twitter users who had perhaps seen one-too-many Trump children over the past few days repeatedly praising their father at the RNC.
“Just incredible. The Trumps are acting like some sort of Royal Family,” one Twitter user said.
Others were quick to point out that Trump’s business affairs are supposed to stay separate from the presidency.
“Looks like independent businessman Eric Trump doesn't even know why he was at FEMA today,” The Recount said in a tweet, showing even Eric himself looking highly baffled.
@PaulaReidCBS You already know why. You've seen it enough times to know that they treat the executive branch as a s… https://t.co/yWbypF8srU