Trump Just Tried to Sing the National Anthem and Failed Miserably

President Donald Trump attended the College Football National Championship in Atlanta on Monday night, a city he once said was “falling apart” and “crime infested,” but the president drew mockery on social media for a more surprising reason.

Trump walked onto the field to a mixed reaction of cheers and boos just before the national anthem. Standing among several members of the armed forces, Trump placed his hand over his heart and seemed to be singing along, or at least lip-synching.

But as many on Twitter noted, Trump didn’t appear to know the words to the national anthem, skipping lines or words here and there before beginning to move his mouth again.

Take a look:

Plenty of people took notice and expressed their shock on social media:

This isn’t the first time Trump has been accused of not knowing the nation’s anthem either. Back in May, Trump also skipped out on some of the lines, only to come back in again later. And there was the time his wife had to remind him to salute the flag during the anthem.

Trump’s apparent lack of knowledge when it comes to the lyrics to the national anthem are surprising, considering earlier in the day he told the American Farm Bureau Federation Convention, “We want our flag respected,” and “We want our national anthem respected also.”

Trump was referring to the NFL players and black athletes who have taken a knee during the national anthem in protest of police brutality and racial inequality in the U.S. — a movement that began last year with former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Trump said that a player who kneels during the anthem is a “son of a bitch.”

But the players themselves, as well as the league, have said they do not mean any disrespect to the flag or the anthem by kneeling.