President Trump with Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar at the White House Thursday.
Mr. Trump commented on an array of things in the Oval Office Wednesday alongside Varadkar, including the newly announced Democratic presidential contender. Mr. Trump said he has a lot of hand movements.
"Well I think he's got a lot of hand movement, I've never seen so much hand movement," the president told reporters. "I said he was crazy or was that just the way he acts? So I've never seen hand movement – I watched him a little while this morning –
Mr. Trump also commented on Brexit, and said things are difficult with the European Union. The St. Patrick's Day week visit comes after British lawmakers voted against Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit proposal. Mr. Trump, asked about Brexit, said the issue is "tearing countries apart" and he was surprised "how badly" things have done.
"I think it could have been negotiated in a different manner," he told reporters.
Mr. Trump also addressed to Irish lunch at the Capitol to Commemorate St. Patrick's Day and the Irish Leader's visit.
"That's a good thing, the luck of the Irish," Mr. Trump said.
Varadkar had breakfast with pence earlier in the day. Varadkar, openly gay and the biracial son of an Indian immigrant, took office in 2017. "or anything else.
The Trump-Varadkar meeting also comes after Mr.  Enough Republicans have publicly announced defections to the resolution, teeing up the first veto of Mr. Trump's presidency.
Mr. Trump is urging Republicans to stay united, but Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky, among those voting for the resolution, says there could be as many as 10 Republicans who vote against the president.
"A big National Emergency vote today by The United States Senate on Border Security & Wall (which is already under major construction). I am prepared to veto, if necessary," Mr. Trump tweeted Thursday morning. "The Southern Border is a National Security and Humanitarian Nightmare, but it can be easily fixed!"