Trump: Boasting line in UN speech was 'meant to get some laughter'
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpAlaska Republican Party cancels 2020 primary Ukrainian official denies Trump pressured president Trump goes after New York Times, Washington Post: 'They have gone totally CRAZY!!!!' MORE claimed Tuesday that comments he made at the United Nations General Assembly were "meant to get some laughter."

The audience started to laugh when Trump boasted about his presidential achievements.


"In less than two years, my administration has accomplished more than almost any administration in the history of our country," Trump said to the assembly.

After the laughter died down, Trump noted that he "didn't expect that reaction, but that's OK."

Sen. Tim KaineTimothy (Tim) Michael KaineDemocrats hit Scalia over LGBTQ rights Missouri Republican wins annual craft brewing competition for lawmakers Sen. Kaine: No reason for US to 'engage in military action to protect Saudi oil' MORE (D-Va.) took the opportunity to poke fun at Trump by resurfacing an old tweet where the president had criticized former President Obama for being "a laughing stock."