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    Trump Has Awkward Water Bottle Moment, Rubio Was Quick to Comment (VIDEO)

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    During his presidential campaign, Trump mocked Sen. Marco Rubio for drinking water in the middle of a speech. An awkward episode at the White House on Wednesday gave Rubio a chance for revenge.

    US President Donald Trump was very thirsty during an animated speech Wednesday on his Asian tour, so he abruptly stopped talking and started searching for a bottle of water.

    "They don’t have water? That’s OK," Trump said.

    When the president was told there was a bottle on a small table to his right, the president grabbed the bottle, took a sip and resumed his speech. He took another sip later in the speech.

    The awkwardness of the moment is not only due to Trump’s drinking technique, but mostly to its similarity to another remarkable water bottle sip a few years ago by Sen. Marco Rubio.

    In 2013, Rubio was responding to former President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address and paused in the middle of his speech to take a swig of water.

    ​"Next time Marco Rubio should drink his water from a glass as opposed to a bottle – would have much less negative impact," Trump said on Twitter in 2013.

    Later, during the presidential campaign, he also made a series of bitter remarks about Rubio’s water-drinking technique.

    ​For Rubio, the awkward moment on Wednesday seemed to be a good opportunity to finally respond to Trump.

    Users on social media have provided more comments and remarks on the situation.


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