Trump claims he spoke to the President of the US Virgin Islands, which is him

ANI | Updated: Oct 14, 2017 04:18 IST

Washington D.C. [U.S.A] Oct. 14 (ANI): President Donald Trump on Friday made another addition on his list of gaffe when he accidently said he had spoken with the president of the Virgin Islands- which is Trump himself.

Trump was actually referring to the Virgin Islands' governor, Kenneth Mapp, when he ended up saying President, reported CNN.

"I will tell you I left Texas and I left Florida and I left Louisiana and I went to Puerto Rico and I met with the President of the Virgin Islands," Trump said the audience of the Values Voter Summit in Washington.

"The Virgin Islands and the President of the Virgin Islands, these are people that are incredible people, they suffered gravely and we're be there, we're going to be there, we have really, it is not even a question of a choice," he added.

Trump made the gaffe while referring to the to how the Virgin Islands was hit first by Hurricane Irma, then Hurricane Maria, which ravaged the island.

The Virgin Islands is a US territory and he is the president of the U.S. Virgin Islands, whose residents are U.S. citizens.

The Twitterati was quick enough to notice the goof up made by the president and was mocked Trump on the social media.

Few of the tweets were:

"Trump claims he met with the president of the U.S. Virgin Islands, signaling a major breakthrough in human cloning technology (sic)."

"Trump said he met w/ the president of the Virgin Islands. Can someone please let him know that HE is the president of the Virgin Islands (sic),"

"Trump Tuesday: I have a higher IQ than Tillerson.

Trump Friday: I met with the President of the Virgin Islands. (sic)"

(ANI)

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