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While Trump may have a history of believing in some conspiracy theories, it seems like when it comes to UFOs, he's a bit more sceptical.
When asked by ABC anchor George Stephanopoulos about what he thought about the recent reports of US Navy pilots seeing unidentified flying objects in the sky, the president replied:
Yeah, I have, I have.I think it’s probably, uh...I want them to think whatever they think. They do say, and I’ve seen, and I’ve read and I’ve heard and I did have one very brief meeting on it.But people are saying they’re seeing UFOs. So we’re going to see. We’re watching, and you’ll be the first to know.Do I believe it? Not particularly.
Yeah, I have, I have.
I think it’s probably, uh...I want them to think whatever they think. They do say, and I’ve seen, and I’ve read and I’ve heard and I did have one very brief meeting on it.
But people are saying they’re seeing UFOs. So we’re going to see. We’re watching, and you’ll be the first to know.
Do I believe it? Not particularly.
But many people on the Internet didn't quite take Trump for his word.
Whether it was just his usual use of extra words or his stammering, some people were convinced that he knows more than he is revealing.
“Asked if he thought he would know if there were a case of extraterrestrial life, the president replied, ‘Well, I t… https://t.co/ebjh1AoJFr — Mark Berman (@Mark Berman)
🚨 Stephanopoulos asks Trump about reports Navy pilots have seen UFOs. Trump says he’s had one “very brief meeting”… https://t.co/1QE6yIIGTs — Oliver Darcy (@Oliver Darcy)
👽👽👽 SOMEONE FINALLY ASKED 👽👽👽
(also these responses are exactly what a president might say who wanted to avoid dir… https://t.co/89ZVv4rRZC — Mark Berman (@Mark Berman)
@markberman 👀 “And I did have one very brief meeting on it.” 👀 — Matt Ford (@Matt Ford)
Trump's been briefed on UFOs.
But he's skeptical.
Mars confounds him.
#SpaceForced https://t.co/bErJoXY57j — Robin Still Rocks✌📽🍿🎭🎸🦝🇺🇲 (@Robin Still Rocks✌📽🍿🎭🎸🦝🇺🇲)
Trump Is a Liar + Trump says there are no UFOs = UFOS ARE REAL!!!!!! https://t.co/NMjCxCrtHQ — Tim Pool (@Tim Pool)
Still, let's not forget that Trump does believe some truly ridiculous stuff.
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