CONFUSION: MSNBC Brian Williams calls President Trump ‘Obama’ after Syria bombing

“It all started 9 o’clock eastern time,” Williams dramatically announced, “with about a five minute address by President Obama."

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As MSNBC reported on air strikes being launched against Syrian targets Friday night, anchor Brian Williams made a big blunder: He called President Trump “President Obama.”

“It all started 9 o’clock eastern time,” Williams dramatically announced, “with about a five minute address by President Obama. Here’s a portion of that,” he said, cutting to Trump’s speech.

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It’s ironic Williams mistakenly invoked the Nobel Peace Prize winner-turned-warmonger while announcing the bombing.