Trump: Boasting line in UN speech was 'meant to get some laughter'
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump fires intelligence community inspector general who flagged Ukraine whistleblower complaint Trump organization has laid off over 1000 employees due to pandemic: report Trump invokes Defense Production Act to prevent export of surgical masks, gloves 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.

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"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 KaineBiden's pick for vice president doesn't matter much Students with disabilities could lose with COVID-19 stimulus package Coronavirus pushes GOP's Biden-Burisma probe to back burner 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."