Trump speaks during a ceremony for H. R. 2, the “agricultural Improvement Act of 2018,” in the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, the White house complex, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Minutes before President Trump was scheduled to sign a farm bill, the legalization of hemp production and the financing of food aid programmes, he posted a throwback video of himself conducting the “Green Acres” theme song at the Emmys years back.
“Green Acres is the place to be,” Trump singing on stage at the 2005 Emmy Awards, farm clothes, in addition to an actor Megan Mullally. The two performed the song together as a trump card some danced to the music from the show, which aired from 1965 to 1971.
The performance was part of the host Ellen DeGeneres’ “Emmy Idol” competition within the awards show, according to AOL.com. Celebrities competed for the “Idol” award, a game based on the hit-singing show “American Idol.”
Mullally tweeted tweet “omg” in response to the President, and added: “if you guys need me, I’ll be in a hole in the ground.”
Before he signed the bill Thursday, Trump told reporters: “it was the Emmys. I sang ‘Green Acres’, and has a very nice award that night. That was really great.”
The “Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018”, which was approved by the U.S. Congress legalized the industrial production of hemp, which is part of the cannabis plant. Industrial hemp removed from the Federal list of controlled substances.
The bill also includes funding for farmers and the funding of food programs for low-income families.