Trump's White House picnic featured charcoal made in Mexico

America First, but not when it comes to a White House picnic?

On Thursday night, President Trump, First Lady Melanie Trump and members of Congress piled onto the South Lawn of the White House for POTUS’ first congressional picnic.

The grounds were decorated to resemble Central Park in New York, but ironically the charcoal used to grill food at the barbecue wasn’t a U.S. product.

A reporter for The Associated Press tweeted a picture of the large bag of Mesquite Charcoal that clearly showed it was made in Mexico.

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Social media users were quick to point out the irony, flooding the post with memes and comments mocking the president.

Interestingly, before heading to the South Lawn for a little grub, Trump slammed Mexico once again reminding everyone in a tweet about his plans to build a border wall between the U.S. and the North American country.

“Mexico was just ranked the second deadliest country in the world, after only Syria,” the post read. “Drug trade is largely the cause. We will BUILD THE WALL!”

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