Trump made his guests laugh when he referred to the desk as a child's desk
The former business mogul declared: “This looks like a child's desk! But that's okay.”
The outspoken Republican vented his displeasure as the desk was clearly smaller than the usual Oval Office furniture he has become accustomed to using.
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This is the smallest desk I've ever seen
He continued: “This is the smallest desk I've ever seen.”
While seated at the “child’s desk” he was signing legislation overturning two Obama-era education regulations, continuing the Republican majority's effort to undo key pieces of the previous administration's legacy.
The guests, who surround the President, laughed when he said: “Very, very glamorous, right?”
It is reported the imposing Oval Office desk "was crafted from timbers of a 19th-century Arctic exploration ship”.
People on Twitter compared the scene to a Saturday Night Live sketch
At the signing ceremony the President hailed the measures for "removing an additional layer of bureaucracy to encourage freedom in our schools."
Trump used the Congressional Review Act which is a rarely used law that allows a new President to overturn regulations that were enacted during the last 60 days of the previous administration.
Trump has repealed two education laws that Obama ratified
People commenting on Twitter were quick to compare the tiny desk to the Alec Baldwin Saturday Night Live comedy sketch, where Trump was portrayed as a childlike President who was just playing with toys.
In the sketch the chief White House strategist Steve Bannon is portrayed as the Angel of Death, who runs the country from behind the scenes.
When a President signs a legislation in another room or away from the White House, his team set up a temporary desk, which is what happened in this instance.