After G-20 Gaffe, Video Shows All the Times Trump Has Wandered Off During Presidential Events

After a gaffe at last weekend’s G-20 summit saw President Donald Trump awkwardly stranding Argentinian President Mauricio Macri alone on stage during a planned photo-op, a new video from NowThis News shows all the times Trump has awkwardly wandered away during presidential events.

Trump’s G-20 behavior raised eyebrows after a clip from a photo-op with Macri saw Trump shake hands with the Argentinian leader before quickly leaving the stage — leaving Macri visibly confused, and an aide scrambling after the American president.

Watch the video below, via The Guardian:

As Trump is off camera, a hot mic seems to catch the president saying, “Get me out of here.”

Splinter News quickly noted that this latest blunder was far from the first time Trump has been seen wandering off during official events, and NowThis combined footage from a number of other instances.

Watch the video below, via NowThis News:

There’s the time Trump walked away in the middle of a photo opportunity with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu before being ushered back. And the time Trump wandered around the stage during a speech in Poland. And a number of times Trump has tried to depart ceremonial bill signing events before actually signing the bill.

And of course, the time Trump set fire to the internet by breaking royal protocol and walking in front of Queen Elizabeth II during their July meeting at Windsor Castle.

Despite Trump’s past life as a reality TV star, his presidency doesn’t seem to be nearly as well choreographed.

Please note: This is a commentary piece. The views and opinions expressed within it are those of the author only and do not necessarily reflect the editorial opinion of IJR.

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Phyllis Softa

Just curious, Josh…Why are your articles considered “commentary pieces”?


Who cares? When Trump is the President of the United Fucking States of America, he can do whatever the “F” he wants. If any country has objections he can just cut off sucking the USA tit!

Daniel Earl Keith

He’s afraid of being shot, and with good reason. The left has tried everything else so far. You can’t blame him for not wanting to stand around in one place too long.


That he wanders off occasionally is pretty relatable to me and I’m sure its a common thing to happen for presidents or even just anyone who has a lot on their mind.

I’m also guessing, but I would think he wanted out of the mic. It isn’t like he then refused a group photo.

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