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John Kelly Appears To Be Screaming From His Eyes While Donald Trump Defends White Supremacy

"Curb Your Enthusiasm theme song dot mp4."

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President Donald Trump has inspired a new wave of outrage after he defended white supremacist protesters, compared Confederate leader Robert E. Lee to George Washington, and blamed some of the violence from the riots in Charlottesville, Virginia, this weekend on the "alt-left."

Standing to the side of the president and watching on during all of this was Trump's chief of staff, John Kelly. Here's how he looked:

John Kelly, WH chief of staff, listen as President Donald Trump speaks at Trump Tower lobby this afternoon.

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As you can see, it was a lot to take in:

John Kelly during the President's Q and A at Trump Tower

People immediately noticed Kelly's somber demeanor as he stood silently, and interpreted and joked about what he could have been thinking.

@kylegriffin1 That look on John Kelly's face while Trump was speaking...

*curb your enthusiasm theme song dot mp4" https://t.co/dNcCXaPI6U

Some turned to GIFs.

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@kristindonnelly I wonder what John Kelly is thinking...

And people just couldn't help zooming in on Kelly's hunched shoulders.

John Kelly's face while Trump was defending neo-Nazi terrorists today (from @kristindonnelly)

John Kelly watching the Dumpster fire just now.

So, John Kelly's face here. https://t.co/h8hzWY6D90

Nope nope nope nope.

John Kelly looks like he is ready to quit right about now. He's thinking about his exit strategy... https://t.co/302sEJZOi8

Kelly has been Trump's chief of staff for 18 days, but he will probably remember this one for a while.

This John Kelly "Donald Trump Reset" is going FUCKING AWESOME.

Brad Esposito is a news reporter for BuzzFeed and is based in Sydney, Australia.

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