The recognition drew criticism from leaders across the globe who saw the decision as a threat to peace in the Middle East. But those who watched the announcement live were focused on something even more disruptive.
Toward the end of his speech, Trump noticeably slurred his words and started slipping into some old man whistle-lisp a la Grandpa Lou in Rugrats.
Late night hosts couldn’t ignore the speech impediment either — Trevor Noah, Stephen Colbert, James Corden, and Neil Patrick Harris (guest hosting for Jimmy Kimmel) all drilled the President for his dental disaster.
See the hilarious reactions (below)!
Trump announces that the U.S. will recognize Jerusalem as Israel├óΓé¼Γäós capital and all hell breaks loose between his tongue and teeth. #DentureDonald
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