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Donald Trump causes a splash with embarrassing Prince of 'Whales' Twitter gaffe

US President Donald Trump has caused a splash on Twitter with an embarrassing gaffe.

The President boasted about meeting the Prince of "Whales", as in the aquatic animal, during his state visit to Britain earlier this month.

President Trump's tweet, which he has since deleted.

Mr Trump of course intending to refer to Charles, the Prince of Wales.

He deleted his tweet to correct the error.

President Donald Trump attends a Polish-American reception with Polish President Andrzej Duda in the East Room of the White House, Wednesday June 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
President Donald Trump. Source: Associated Press