Donald Trump took the field for the national anthem performance by the Zac Brown Band ahead of Monday night’s College Football Playoff National Championship Game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.
But there was one problem for the 45th President of the United States.
As you would expect, cameras zoomed in on Trump as the national anthem played, and that’s when Twitter users appeared to notice something go awry.
With Trump front and center, it appeared that he was fumbling through the words.
Check out the video below:
Donald Trump looked like he was struggling with the words on the National Anthem for a min there pic.twitter.com/0q03Vt4w3e
— gifdsports (@gifdsports) January 9, 2018
Here is some of the reaction from social media:
“Hi, I’m Donald Trump and I know words. I have the best words! Just not the words to this one song…you know the one I demanded respect for earlier today? #NationalAnthem #NationalChampionship @j_dubb88 pic.twitter.com/36tEDoIeXq
— Alison Bishop Bryant (@ali_b11) January 9, 2018
What's up with forgetting the words to the anthem, @realDonaldTrump? For all your bluster about respecting the National Anthem, you'd think keeping up with the words would be a no brainier for you. But no such luck. Try learning them. Your CFP performance was horrendous.
— Yeah*I*Said*That (@YeahISaidThat1) January 9, 2018
— Rowdy Cain (@Rowdyjray03) January 9, 2018
Donald Trump managed to get booed at a game between Georgia and Alabama in Atlanta. He also didn’t seem to know the words of the national anthem.
— Simon Clancy (@SiClancy) January 9, 2018
Good Lord, trump can’t remember the words to the national anthem. Cameras at the college football championship had to cut away from him… Tried to get back on him later… And had to cut away again. He’s senile. @realDonaldTrump #stablegenius
— the duke street kings (@mdharr1s) January 9, 2018
Better luck next time.
Do you think Donald Trump will make a halftime appearance and attempt to sing along to Kendrick Lamar’s performance? That is the cameo Twitter doesn’t even know it needs.