WATCH: Donald Trump Describes Notre Dame Cathedral as ‘Greater Than Almost Any Museum in the World’, Talks About ‘the Greatest Artists in the World’

Wait, what?

A day after the enormous fire that broke out at Paris’s historic Notre Dame Cathedral, President Donald Trump, speaking at a Tax Day roundtable in Minnesota, seemed to go off script a bit when describing the fire and the cathedral itself.

It started innocently enough:

I will tell you the fire they’re having at the Notre Dame cathedral is something like few people have witnessed. When we left, we had a whole group of your great representatives, and when we left [Air Force One] it was burning at a level that you rarely see a fire burn.

But then it got a little weird:

It is one of the great treasures of the world, the greatest arts in the world. If you think about it, it might be greater than almost any museum in the world and it is burning very badly.

Museum? Arts?

Watch below:

People wondered, does he even know what Notre Dame is? Was he confusing it with the Louvre?

The president’s off-the-cuff comments came just a day after he courted controversy by suggesting that firefighters should employ “flying water tankers” to quench the fire.

The French Civil Security agency, which is part of the French Ministry of Interior responded soon after, pointing out that dropping water from the air onto the building could cause the entire structure to collapse.

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