Trump mocks 16-year-old Greta Thunberg after she is named Time Person of the Year

Trump mocks 16-year-old Greta Thunberg after she is named Time Person of the Year

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President Donald Trump mocked teen climate activist Greta Thunberg after she was named Time magazine's Person of the Year, calling her win "ridiculous."

Trump, who was Time's Person of the Year in 2016, was a finalist for the 2019 nomination.

Thunberg updated her Twitter bio to reflect Trump's comments, writing: "A teenager working on her anger management problem. Currently chilling and watching a good old fashioned movie with a friend."

Donald Trump Jr., the president's eldest son, also weighed in.

"Time leaves out the Hong Kong Protesters fighting for their lives and freedoms to push a teen being used as a marketing gimmick," he wrote. "How dare you?"

In September, after Thunberge made an emotional speech at the United Nations, Trump appeared to mock her by tweeting that she "seems like a very happy young girl looking forward to a bright and wonderful future. So nice to see!”

Thunberg did not respond directly to the president but shortly after updated her Twitter bio to mimic his tweet, NBC News reports.

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