Ahead of a planned visit to honor the dead Americans at a French cemetery outside Paris in 2018, President TrumpKinsha Mayor Donald John Trump lifts the curfew, citing several “peaceful” nights, MSNBC’s Joy Reid admits that “framing” Islamic comments “didn’t work” Conway says Trump’s “hidden and secret” voters will help him win reelection More Describing the US service members who were buried there during World War I as “losers”, Sources told the Atlantic newspaper.
on timeTrump was expected to arrive at the Aisen Marne American cemetery, but canceled the last minute, stating that due to the rain, the helicopter was unable to fly to the site, indicating that the Secret Service could not drive him.
However, according to four sources familiar with the incident, Trump was hesitant to travel to the cemetery because he was concerned that the rain might break his hair, The Atlantic reported.
He also does not think it is important to honor the dead there, according to the sources.
Why do I go to that cemetery? ”Trump reportedly told aides before canceling the trip,“ It’s full of losers. ” To Belleau, France.
In another conversation Trump is reported to have said that 1,800 Marines who lost their lives in the Battle of Bellowwood were “suckers” to kill. The president reportedly asked his aides for historical details about World War I, including “Who are the good guys in this war?”
Belleau Wood was an important battle for the Allies during World War I. There, they halted Germany’s advance to France. The United States Marine Corps fought there to push back German forces.
Trump has previously made controversial comments about veterans. In 2015, before his presidency, Trump said the Senator. John McCainJohn Sydney McCain Democrats take the lead in Senate races in Arizona, North Carolina: Harrison’s poll says he’s running against Lindsay Graham differently than he has been in the past. (R-Ariz.), A Vietnam veteran who was a prisoner of war in North Vietnam, was not a war hero “because he was captured. I love people who are not captured.”
White House spokeswoman Alyssa Farah told The Hill that the report was untrue.
Farah added, “President Trump places the military in the highest regard.” “He has demonstrated his commitment to them everywhere: fulfilling his promise to give our soldiers a much-needed pay increase, increase military spending, sign important veterans’ reforms, and support military spouses. This has no basis in reality.”