WATCH | US president Donald Trump struggles to pronounce 'liberation' during speech
US president Donald Trump struggled to say "liberation" during a press conference with British prime minister Theresa May in London on Tuesday. Trump is famous for mispronouncing words
The US president was paying tribute to British and American forces who fought in the D-Day battle, ahead of the 75th anniversary of the event.
“On 6 June 1944, tens of thousands of young warriors left these shores by the sea and air to begin the invasion of Normandy and liber...ation of Europe,” he said.
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The hiccup didn't go unnoticed by social media, who took the chance to poke fun at Trump.
Trump appears to stumble over a line about the “liberation of Europe” when talking about D-Day. Comes out sounding like “liberal vasion”— Gabby Orr (@GabbyOrr_) June 4, 2019
Libremation! Heard it loud and clear. That's trump gibberish speak for I'm trying to say liberation.— Milenaac (@milenaac) June 4, 2019