President Donald Trump was roasted on Twitter on Tuesday over a Washington Post report about an unusual comment he made to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during a June meeting.

I remember Pearl Harbor,” Trump said, referring to the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor that led to the United States entering World War II.

He later added: “I’m on to the Japanese.”

Trump was born on June 14, 1946, four-and-a-half years later and nine months after the formal end of the war.

A spokesperson for Abe denied the report.

“While I refrain from commenting on each and every media report, in any case, this isn’t true,” Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told reporters on Wednesday, per Bloomberg.

On Twitter, the reported comments became fodder for jokes, including cracks with references to other famous pearls, from Minnie Pearl to Pearl Jam:

"I remember Pearl Harbor. She was my favorite character on Hee Haw."~ Donald Trump, probably#PearlHarbor #TrumpRemembers pic.twitter.com/0Xn9ipkpNh

— CK (@charley_ck14) August 29, 2018

This just in @realDonaldTrump tells James Cameron he remembers the #Titanic sinking. #PearlHarbor #

— ericswinderman (@ericswinderman) August 29, 2018

Trump: ‘I Remember Flying The Plane That Bombed The USS Arizona During Pearl Harbor’ https://t.co/lFfukLZknS pic.twitter.com/ljz296Ue7q

— The Onion (@TheOnion) August 28, 2018

If Donald Trump remembers Pearl Harbor, I demand to see his Birth Certificate.

— Michael (@Mfs2K2) August 28, 2018

I remember the war of 1812. I also remember George Washington’s eyes as we rode together in Valley Forge. #pearlharbor

— Matty Ice (@MattyIceUS) August 28, 2018

"They had that hit song about the kid, Jeremy, who had tremendous parents." #PearlHarbor pic.twitter.com/9VoVcrVGEp

— Brad S. Preston, Esq. (@bradpreston) August 28, 2018

Are we sure he didn't say Pearl Bailey? "I remember Pearl Bailey. She worked for me."#PearlHarbor

— virgotex (@BucknerFam) August 28, 2018

And I remember the Alamo. #PearlHarbor

— ❄️Tiffany Clay❄️ #BetoForTexas? (@tiffanyclay) August 28, 2018

Ah, I remember the battle of Agincourt. As an English archer I was worried that if the French won they would cut off my right thumb and index figure but we won, bigly, and Henry V shook my hand. @realDonaldTrump #pearlharbor #WWII

— Stephen Tustin (@stustin) August 29, 2018

Hey @realDonaldTrump Do you remember our beautiful time on the Ark Noah ?#PearlHarbor #Trump #AmericasIdiot pic.twitter.com/diBeiWtz6Z

— Chou➰Chou (@DieErbin) August 28, 2018

And that whole horrible Bowling Green incident…

— Deborah Gutekunst (@DebeeMI) August 28, 2018

And I was there when Lincoln gave his Gettysburg Address. Ah yes, I remember it well( in my Maurice Chavalier voice).

— MMH (@MoBoCoMom) August 29, 2018

“I remember Pearl Harbor like it was yesterday. Freddie Douglass and I were having lunch at Mar a Lago when it happened. I blame Obama.”#PearlHarbor#TrumpIsAMoron https://t.co/jMDlDmXgDc

— SaraMo (@mocheaptalk) August 28, 2018

Of course trump remembers Pearl Harbor. Alec Baldwin was in it. #Trump #PearlHarbor

— Ass Ceiling (@AssCeiling) August 29, 2018 Download

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