Trump jokes about canceling event due to bad hair day after declining to cancel it over shooting

President Trump on Saturday joked about canceling a scheduled event because of a “a bad hair day” after he declined to cancel a rally over a shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh that happened earlier in the day.

“By the way, somebody just said, ‘Your hair looks different today,’ ” Trump said of his appearance while delivering remarks at the Future Farmers of America (FFA) convention in Indianapolis on Saturday evening. 

“I said, well I was standing under the wing of Air Force One during a news conference earlier this morning — a very unfortunate news conference,” Trump continued.{mosads}

“And the wind was blowing and the rain, and I was soaking wet,” the president said. “And that’s what I ended up with today.”

“And I said, ‘at least you know it’s mine,’ ” he added while making a gesture toward his hair. “And I said ‘Maybe, I should cancel this arrangement because I have a bad hair day.’ “

“And the bad news, somebody said it actually looks better than it usually does,” he added.

Hours before Trump’s event in Indiana, 11 people were killed and more wounded when a gunman opened fire at a synagogue in Pittsburgh on Saturday morning.

Prior to his arrival in Indianapolis, Trump told reporters he was considering canceling a campaign rally in Illinois he had scheduled for later on Saturday, NBC News reported.

However, by the time Trump began delivering remarks before the FFA convention, he said that he decided to move forward with the rally.

“At first, I was thinking ‘I’ll cancel’ and then I said we can’t let evil change our life and change our schedule,” the president said. “Otherwise, we give them too much credit, we make them too important.”

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