Trump vs. Crying Infant: 'Get That Baby Out of Here'

Interrupted by a sobbing child at a campaign event, the Republican candidate initially told the mother not to worry, but he soon changed his mind: 'I was only kidding.'

Trump at a campaign rally at Briar Woods High School, August 2, 2016, in Ashburn, Virginia.
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Donald Trump asked the mother of a crying baby to leave his campaign rally on Tuesday at in northern Virginia.

At first, when the Republican presidential nominee was interrupted by the sobbing child he seemed to welcome it.

"Don't worry about that baby I love babies," the GOP nominee said. "I hear that baby crying, I like, I like it. What a baby. What a beautiful baby."

Trump asks mom to remove crying baby from rally.

But when the baby continued to cry, Trump paused again and turned to the mother: "Actually, I was just get kidding - you can get that baby out of here."

He then added: "I think she really believed me that I love having a baby while I'm speaking. That's O.K., people don't understand. That's O.K."

Reports later said however that the baby and the mother were allowed to stay at the rally.