Watch Donald Trump Take Credit For Building The Panama Canal, Alongside Panamanian President [WATCH HERE]

Donald Trump welcomed Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela to the White House this morning and quickly reminded him that the U.S. built the Panama Canal.

“The Panama Canal is doing quite well,” Trump told Varela in the Oval Office before their closed-door meeting. “I think we did a good job building it, right?”

Juan Carlos Varela responded, “yeah, 100 years ago.”

Both leaders expressed confidence in the U.S.-Panama relationship in brief statements ahead of their working luncheon.

“Things are going well in Panama. The relationship is very strong,” Trump said. “We are developing new things to do.”

Trump and Varela will discuss transnational organized crime, drug trafficking, and illegal migration during their visit, according to the White House.

The two are also expected to address recent problems in Panama’s neighbor, Venezuela, where hyperinflation and political unrest have sparked months of violent protests.

Twitter had a field day:

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