Watch Trump stare directly at the sun during the eclipse

23 August, 2017, 01:02 | Author: Chad Mckenzie
  • Josh Mims 9 watches as the moon passes in front of the sun during a partial solar eclipse in Milwaukee

Shortly after walking outside, the president looked up at the sky, squinted and pointed upward.

I honestly didn't think there could be a way Trump could embarrass us just by watching a solar eclipse. This year, US is experiencing total solar eclipse with 14 states falling under the path of totality.

The image of Trump looking into the sun has caused amusement on social media on Monday.

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WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 21: U.S. President Donald Trump looks up toward the Solar Eclipse on the Truman Balcony at the White House on August 21, 2017 in Washington, DC.

Politicians and citizens alike rushed to watch the phenomena, with the last coast-to-coast full solar eclipse being in 1979.

POTUS and FLOTUS were joined briefly by their son Bannon, sporting a simple white polo tee, wearing the protective glasses to shield eyes from the harmful rays. In response, Trump eventually took his glasses out and watched the solar eclipse for about 90 seconds with them on.

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Someone from off camera yelled, "Don't look!" So even if you're excited about the eclipse and think one brief glimpse at the sun before it completely hides behind the moon is worth it - it's not. The best eyes, many people have said. But it was too late, because not only had Trump looked; he had Seen.

Remember, Mr. President: "Any amount of looking is too long".

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