President Donald Trump tweeted out a video of the remarks he made during the Shamrock Bowl Presentation at the White House, alongside Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar.
Trump spoke at a Shamrock Bowl presentation in the White House East Room Thursday night, saying, “This is definitely an Irish group, there’s no doubt about it,” as he faced a couple hundred American and Irish guests, according to CBS News.
Pointing out Vice President Mike Pence his wife Karen Pence in the crown, Trump commented on their Irish descent, saying, “I knew I liked them for a reason.”
Varadkar later thanked the president for celebrating Irish heritage. He also said more people celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in America than anywhere else in the world.
“President Donald J. Trump Delivers Remarks at the Shamrock☘Bowl Presentation by Prime Minister Varadkar in the East Room of the White House” 🇺🇸🇮🇪 pic.twitter.com/ZbogpAE09g
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 16, 2018