WATCH: Trump’s Attempt to Use a Speakerphone Goes Comically Awry, Draws Mockery


When President Donald Trump made the new trade agreement announcement in the Oval Office, he brought in Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto by speakerphone to discuss the details. But in what is hopefully not a harbinger of the efficacy of the agreement itself, the process of actually getting the speakerphone to work was its own international fiasco.

You can watch the clip above, which stretched from initially exasperating to eventually comical before finally being resolved. Some found it telling of incompetence, others saw it as a unifying attribute of mankind, but suffice it to say there were a lot of reactions and they ran the gamut. Here are just a few.

This rough transcript of the moment is pretty great.

Of course, you gotta love the remixes.

But this just has to be the early winner:

Watch the clips above, courtesy of Fox News.

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