Claudia-Liza Armah was discussing the new US President’s choice for the Supreme Court when she accidentally said the word “p****”.
Despite the gaffe, the anchor managed to keep it together during the report on Wednesday – much to the bemusement of co-presenter Colin Brazier.
Speaking about Mr Trump’s nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, the experienced news reader mispronounced the work “pick” during a piece to camera.
Claudia-Liza Armah made the gaffe on Sky News
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His p**** for the lifelong position in America’s highest court is Neil Gorsuch
She said: “Now, President Trump has made one of his biggest appointments since taking office, by announcing his nominee for the US Supreme Court.
“His p**** for the lifelong position in America’s highest court is Neil Gorsuch, a Conservative Colorado judge.”
As she carried on without acknowledging the blooper, Mr Brazier can be seen turning to his fellow anchor and appears to be smirking.
The blooper didn't go unnoticed by co-anchor Colin Brazier
He soon returns to the camera with a more serious expression as Ms Armah professionally continues the broadcast.
It wasn’t long before eagle-eyed viewers took to social media to point out the slip of the tongue.
One wrote: “Trump's “P****” is the new Appointee for the Supreme Court. Colin Brazier's look of amusement is classic!”
While another chipped in: “Unfortunate slip of the tongue on @SkyNews about @realDonaldTrump ‘p****’ for Supreme Court.”
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After announcing his nominee, Donald Trump described the 49-year-old as “the very best judge in the country” praising his “outstanding legal skills, brilliant mind, tremendous discipline”.
If approved by Senate, Mr Gorsuch will become the youngest Supreme Court justice to be appointed since 1971.
Although lauding the praise from Mr Trump, the Senate's top Democrat Chuck Schemer has voiced “very serious doubts” about the pick and claimed his party will battle against the appointment.
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