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John Kelly Was Apparently Sad About His Breakfast At Trump's NATO Meeting And It Showed

"He was expecting a full breakfast and there were only pastries and cheese."

Posted on July 11, 2018, at 6:50 p.m. ET

As you may know, President Donald Trump is currently in Brussels for the NATO summit and things are going about as well as you'd expect.

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However, at a breakfast meeting with the NATO secretary general Wednesday morning, Trump appeared to even take his own people by surprise with his remarks.

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While the cameras were running, the president of the United States said Germany is "totally controlled by Russia."

"Germany is totally controlled by Russia," Pres. Trump tells NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg as they sit down together for bilateral breakfast ahead of Brussels summit.

Obviously, this post is focusing on only a small part of the president's remarks at the breakfast meeting and the reactions it prompted. For a full breakdown of why Trump said what he did and all of the associated facts, here's the BuzzFeed News story that breaks it down.

Many people on Twitter, however, noticed that chief of staff John Kelly appeared a little uncomfortable as the president was speaking.

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This is not the first time Kelly's had some ~interesting~ expressions while listening to the commander-in-chief.

So, John Kelly's face here.

However, this time around, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders assured the Washington Post that Kelly's apparent displeasure was due to the breakfast options.

In a statement to The Post, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said, "[Kelly] was displeased because he was expecting a full breakfast and there were only pastries and cheese."

TFW your boss starts saying something, but you can only focus on the emptiness of your plate and the disappointment to come.

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When you just can't take the fact that you're not going to get a hearty, all-American meal.

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When your dining companion, the NATO ambassador, is trying to keep you cool but then has ~a moment~ herself.

Sorry your breakfast wasn't great, John Kelly! Maybe next time.