Journalist tells Trump, 'We have a lot of blonde women in Finland' after he confuses her for another reporter and complains she already got a question

President Donald Trump confused two Finnish journalists at a joint press conference on Monday.

After taking several questions, Trump encouraged Finnish President Sauli Niinistö to take an additional question.

But when he called on a female Finnish reporter, Trump interrupted him, appearing to mistake the reporter for another member of the Finnish media who'd asked him a question several minutes earlier. 

"Again? You're going to give her the same one?" Trump said. 

"No, she's not the same lady," Niinistö said. "They are sitting side-by-side."

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U.S. President Donald Trump holds a joint news conference with Finland's President Sauli Niinisto at the White House in Washington, U.S., August 28, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a joint news conference with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto at the White House in Washington, U.S., August 28, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
U.S. President Donald Trump holds a joint news conference with Finland's President Sauli Niinisto at the White House in Washington, U.S., August 28, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
Finland's President Sauli Niinisto attends a joint news conference with U.S. President Donald Trump (unseen) at the White House in Washington, U.S., August 28, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
(L-R) National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Vice President Mike Pence listen as U.S. President Donald Trump holds a joint news conference with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto at the White House in Washington, U.S., August 28, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto during a joint news conference at the White House in Washington, U.S., August 28, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
U.S. President Donald Trump holds a joint news conference with Finland's President Sauli Niinisto at the White House in Washington, U.S., August 28, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
U.S. President Donald Trump (R) meets with Finland President Sauli Niinist� in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, U.S., August 28, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
U.S. President Donald Trump welcomes Finland's President Sauli Niinisto at the White House in Washington, U.S., August 28, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
Sauli Niinisto, Finland's president, speaks as U.S. President Donald Trump, right, listens during a joint press conference at the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017. Niinisto plans to bring up�military tensions�in the Baltic Sea region as well as Arctic issues, given Finland's�recently begun chairmanship of the Arctic Council, he told Finnish media on Saturday. Photographer: T.J. Kirkpatrick/Bloomberg via Getty Images
U.S. President Donald Trump, right, extends his hand to Sauli Niinisto, Finland's president, during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017. Niinisto plans to bring up�military tensions�in the Baltic Sea region as well as Arctic issues, given Finland's�recently begun chairmanship of the Arctic Council, he told Finnish media on Saturday. Photographer: Michael Reynolds/Pool via Bloomberg
U.S. President Donald Trump, left, greets Sauli Niinisto, Finland's president, center, at the entrance to the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017. Niinisto plans to bring up�military tensions�in the Baltic Sea region as well as Arctic issues, given Finland's�recently begun chairmanship of the Arctic Council, he told Finnish media on Saturday. Photographer: T.J. Kirkpatrick/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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"We have a lot of blonde women in Finland," the reporter joked.

Though Trump has regularly criticized American reporters, his treatment of foreign journalists has also raised eyebrows.

Earlier this year, Trump interrupted a diplomatic phone call with Irish Prime Minister Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to tell an Irish reporter she had a "nice smile."

"She has a nice smile on her face, so I bet she treats you well," Trump said to the prime minister.

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