The video, dating from Friday, shows an interview between Trump and the two female astronauts who made the first outing in the 100% female space.
Released in full on the C-SPAN YouTube channel, an excerpt from the video where one of the astronauts contradicts the president catches the eye.
“And this is the first time a woman comes out of the space station,” says Donald Trump as he offers congratulations to both women live from space.
Information quickly corrected by one of the astronauts, Jessica Meir.
“First, we do not want to take too much credit because there have been several women” space walkers “before us. It’s just the first time two women have been out in space at the same time.
That’s when Trump uses his middle finger to replace his hair. A gesture that remains free to interpretation.
When gently corrected by one of the astronauts about how other women have spacewalked, Donald Trump uses his middle finger to “fix” his hair.
How is this even real life? pic.twitter.com/9bnj7XfY1m
— Shannon Watts (@shannonrwatts) October 21, 2019