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Trump's Latest Interview Proves He Has No Idea What The UK Actually Is

By Mark LoProto

In an interview with the Daily Mail, President Donald J. Trump, self-proclaimed “stable genius,” may have shown just how much he knows and understands—or doesn't know and understand—about England and the United Kingdom.

At the end of his visit to the U.K. last week, the President sat down to talk with Piers Morgan about a number of issues, including abortion and his visit with Queen Elizabeth II. At one point, Trump mentioned the “many different names” of England.

Granted, he did get it right that England has several different names, but one that he attributed to the nation shows he may not quite understand the union on that side of the Atlantic. 

“You know you have, you have so many different names — Great Britain,” Trump started. Then things went downhill. “You can say ‘England,’ you can say ‘UK,’ you can say ‘United Kingdom.’”