‘Is he receiving messages from Russia?’ Trump battles against umbrella, Twitter laughs (VIDEO)

‘Is he receiving messages from Russia?’ Trump battles against umbrella, Twitter laughs (VIDEO)
Some saw Donald Trump's inability to tame an umbrella in strong wind as symbolic of his time in office, while others thought he was trying to use the household item to tune in to secret messages from Vladimir Putin.

Looking presidential while descending the airstairs is a struggle in the best of times, but the White House incumbent had a particularly torturous walk in front of the cameras after he landed in Washington in windy weather following a rally on Saturday night.

Attacking a politician, however powerful, for not being able to control the elements may seem petty, but it was never going to stop Trump's critics online.

Some suggested things were not what they seemed.

But for many the deeper meaning was philosophical.