US President Donald Trump has spoken to Ireland’s newly-elected Taoiseach Leo Varadkar from the Oval Office. During the call, reporters from the Irish media were present. At one point Trump tells Varadkar he has “a lot of these beautiful Irish press” in the room and singles out Caitriona Perry, asking her to come forward and tell him her name. As she explains who she works for, Trump says “she has a nice smile on her face so I’m sure she treats you well.” Perry, Washington correspondent for RTE, posted the exchange on Twitter, calling it “bizarre”.

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