While participating in a 9/11 remembrance ceremony at the Memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, both Donald Trump and Melania Trump were seen on camera as the Pledge of Allegiance was being recited. As the camera showed, both of them had their mouth shuts, prompting people to believe they did not know the pledge.
President Trump appeared to say some of the words but looked confused. The First Lady did not even attempt to recite the pledge.
Here’s how Twitter users reacted to the video:
Trump doesn't seem to know the words to the Pledge of Allegiance https://t.co/LTQqccPuXC
— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) September 11, 2020
And, FLOTUS doesn't say the pledge AT ALL. Unpatriotic and scandalous.
— Bee Gutjahr (@pixiemenace) September 11, 2020
And how come his birther wife doesn't recite either. Isn't she proud to be an American? If this was Michelle Obama or Hillary Clinton, FOX News would run this clip 100x by lunch and Tucker would be asking if they were truly Americans if they don't recite some words.
— SheaCat (@TheSheaCat) September 11, 2020
The First Lady of the United States doesn’t even try.
— John Sipher (@john_sipher) September 11, 2020
Surely the right-wing media will bring this up for weeks!
— Tohtori IsoArcha (@TohtoriIsoArcha) September 11, 2020
I think you're right – he looks so uncomfortable…
Like pretending you know the words to a song by mouthing "something" right before the line..😂.
— DJ | Get Fit to Grow for Life! (@FitGrowthLife) September 11, 2020
Well that is harder to remember than Person Man Woman Camera uhhhhh TV
— Tragically Hip (@TragicallyHip4) September 11, 2020
DT didn't even say " under God" but yet they were btchn about it on Fox news that the Democratic convention didn't say it.
— AJ Taylor (@ajstarting5) September 11, 2020