Apparently, Trump likes to hug the American Flag. At the end of a speech Tuesday for the National Federation of Independent Business, in which he spent a solid amount of time defending the separation of families at the US-Mexico border, he strutted around the stage and then greeted the flag like it was his daughter Ivanka. (52:30)
He probably thinks it's what someone who loves their country is supposed to do. It's not; it's weird.
It's not the first he's done it. Below are pictures of him hugging the flag at a campaign rally a few weeks before the election. Does that make it better or worse? History will decide.