WATCH: Donald Trump Introduces Border Patrol Officer: ‘Come Here. You’re Not Nervous, Right? Speaks Perfect English’

Oh no.

President Donald Trump made waves on Monday at a White House event honoring border patrol agents.

The president singled out a Hispanic American Customs & Border Protection officer for his bravery. As the officer made his way to the stage, the president said:

Come here, you’re not nervous are you? Speaks perfect English.

You can watch it below:

The statement was promptly met with outrage, with many on social media pointing out what the statement implied.

https://twitter.com/waltshaub/status/1031632360654209025

Others pointed out that the president’s own English skills seem sub-par, despite his claims to have “the best words.”

This is hardly the first time the president has dropped the ball when it comes to interactions with people of color. He caught flack for a now-infamous Cinco de Mayo tweet during the 2016 campaign.

He even began his campaign by insulting undocumented immigrants, saying in a speech:

When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best. They’re not sending you. They’re not sending you. They’re sending people that have lots of problems, and they’re bringing those problems with us. They’re bringing drugs. They’re bringing crime. They’re rapists. And some, I assume, are good people.

Nor are his microaggressions limited to Hispanic people. Trump used a Navajo veterans event at the White House last year as an opportunity to take a jab at Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), using the slur “Pocahontas.”

https://twitter.com/zarzarbinkss/status/935235170780762113

However, it wasn’t just the president’s insensitivity that cast a shadow over today’s White House event.

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