Trump Says "Puerto Rico" Repeatedly in a Spanish Accent

President Donald Trump speaks before signing a National Manufacturing Day Proclamation in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington Friday Oct. 6 2017

And during an appearance on MSNBC's AM Joy this morning, Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D-NY) slammed the president for apparently trying to get a few laughs while Puerto Rico is struggling.

That got a laugh from the crowd of Hispanic leaders gathered in the East Room of the White House, and Trump' s other statements of support for the recovering USA territories drew cheers.

POTUS was in the middle of discussing Puerto Rico's humanitarian crisis following Hurricane Maria when he all of sudden began to over-pronounce the island's name. Some audience members cheered at the comments.

"Do you know what this means, while US President Donald Trump poses with soldiers at a meeting with senior defence officials?"

Mr Trump visited the U.S. territory earlier this week to meet with Puerto Rican officials.

Afterward, several Puerto Ricans accused the President of treating them "like animals".

The President also engaged in a bitter war of words with the mayor of San Juan, Carmen Yulín Cruz.

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Drumpf visited Puerto Rico this week with disdain and disses in his mouth, while Vice President Mike Pence toured St. Croix. "They want everything to be done for them when it should be a community effort".

The moment echoes Trump's celebratory Cinco de Mayo tweet from 2016 in which the then-candidate declared, "I love Hispanics!" while eating a taco bowl from the Trump Tower restaurant.

The president repeatedly tried to say "Puerto Rico" in what he deemed to be a Spanish accent but which actually turned out to be something entirely alien.

"Pueeeeerrrto Rico", he told the crowd before saying it without any access later on.

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