Tweeters Stir Over Donald Trump's Claim He 'Fell Asleep' To Barack Obama's Speech




People online mocked President Donald Trump after he joked about falling
People online mocked President Donald Trump after he joked about falling  

People online mocked President Donald Trump after he joked about falling asleep during a Friday speech made by Barack Obama, in which his predecessor was critical of him.

"I'm sorry, I watched it, but I fell asleep," Trump claimed at an event in North Dakota Friday, responding to Obama's earlier address at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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Twitter users were quick to suggest alternative reasons for why it really sent Trump into a slumber. Some were more lighthearted than others:

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