Trump cabinet heaps praise on boss, prompting Schumer to troll

U.S. President Donald Trump kicked off his first full cabinet meeting with a heaping of praise from members of his administration, prompting the Senate’s top Democrat, Chuck Schumer, to troll the president.

U.S. President Donald Trump’s staff took time to praise their boss’ “direction” and “commitment to the American worker” on Monday (June 12) during their first full cabinet meeting.

“On behalf of the entire senior staff around you Mr. President, we thank you for the opportunity and the blessing that you’ve given us to serve your agenda and the American people,” said White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus.

Trump listened as each member went around the table to share a few words.

The meeting was swiftly mocked online and by Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer of New York, who posted a video skit on Twitter in which his staff showered him with compliments.