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Literally Just 19 Jokes About The Photo The White House Released Of Trump Working During The Shutdown

"Honestly this looks like someone’s first time using a phone and a chair."

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An emerging trend is that Trump and his staff have no idea how to stage photos to make it seem like he’s actually w… https://t.co/FjK6Fm5ATz

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This looks like a photo of a tourist who says: “oh man take my picture like i’m working in the Oval Office!” https://t.co/BxEx19GLuK

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Honestly this looks like someone’s first time using a phone and a chair https://t.co/fynnz3elUC

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He looks like he just googled stock photos of people working to try and figure out what people working looks like. https://t.co/QtQ3roUZAT

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The sheer volume of briefing materials Trump consumes on any given day is staggering. https://t.co/JetEiRpIoL

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I always work staring straight into a camera, holding a phone without speaking with absolutely no papers on my desk. https://t.co/m0YxuRxzu9

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Hi Melania, do you know where my hat is?

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Well he LOOKS busy. That's good enough for me. I'm convinced. https://t.co/lA6ml5l1KX

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STAFF: Mr. President, we need the optics of you working hard during the shutdown. TRUMP: Fine, I’ll pose with the… https://t.co/q6S5WI6koC

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I too conduct most of my most important work with a phone in my hand and nothing on my desk, while staring vacantly… https://t.co/xh3mrpyMXt

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This the photo you’d take if you’re visiting the WH and they let you sit at the desk. https://t.co/5PymyxDfRB

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He looks like a 7 year old playing a game he made up called “Mister Man.” https://t.co/D8Ykc1zmhS

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*Barron and Melania calling from the other room* Trump: "Hello" Barron: "Uh hi, is your refrigerator running?" Trum… https://t.co/9mmij9pSxs

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This is the political equivalent of a stock photo of people playing video games with controllers that clearly are n… https://t.co/fACp7pYU1N

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Love to make "work phone calls" with no notes and looking directly at the camera taking a photo of me. https://t.co/wa27flbjDg

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Trump ‘working’ = me ‘doing math and eating salads’

Matthew Champion is a deputy world news editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

Contact Matthew Champion at matthew.champion@buzzfeed.com.

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