Twitter erupts after Donald Trump sings U.S. anthem at Memorial Day ceremony

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Donald Trump sings Star Spangled banner during Memorial Day ceremony
WATCH ABOVE: U.S. President Donald Trump sings the Star Spangled Banner during the Memorial Day ceremony at Arlington National cemetery – May 29, 2017

Donald Trump was at Arlington National Cemetery on Monday to help honour the America’s fallen soldiers on Memorial Day.

Prior to giving a solemn speech in which he expressed the U.S.’s “boundless” gratitude for the ultimate sacrifice paid by Americans in defence of the United States, the national anthem was played.

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As the anthem played, Trump swayed back and forth while patting his chest before beginning to sing along to portions of the song with a bit more enthusiasm than some consider appropriate for the occasion.

Some Twitter users ripped Trump for his performance, with one comparing the spectacle alongside “singing a Cher tune in the shower.”

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Others questioned whether the U.S. president remembered the words correctly as he appeared to sing along with portions of the song.

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Holly O’Reilly took a different track, as she asked Ivanka Trump to reign in her father.

While some saw Trump’s activity as negative, there were others who thought he was showing patriotism through his enthusiasm.

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Twitter user Dwayne Moore was thrilled to see Trump singing along.

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