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'What's this a tour of?': Trump barely understood the significance of an iconic Pearl Harbor memorial during a private tour, new book says

8 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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President Donald Trump did not appear to understand the significance of a Pearl Harbor memorial during a private tour of the USS Arizona Memorial, according to a new book.
The memorial was constructed in 1962, right above the original USS Arizona, in memory of the more than 2,400 service members and civilians who were killed in the Pearl Harbor attack - some of whom were entombed in the battleship.
According to the Washington Post reporters Philip Rucker and Carol Leonnig, Trump asked his then-chief of staff, John Kelly, "Hey, John, what's this all about?...
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Donald Trump is a 'bad mother f---' because he's 'done crazy s-- a lot of people wish they could do,' UFC fighter Jorge Masvidal says

Donald Trump is a 'bad mother f---' because he's 'done crazy s-- a lot of people wish they could do,' UFC fighter Jorge Masvidal says

8 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Jorge Masvidal has accepted a formal invite to the White House in Washington DC and said Donald Trump has "done a lot of crazy s-- that a lot of people wish they could do."
Visiting the Oval Office will punctuate an extraordinary 12 months for Masvidal, as the Floridian fighter was in the conversation for fighter of the year last year after victories over Darren Till, Ben Askren, and Nate Diaz.
During that time he has been opening up multiple streams of income as an ambassador for CBDmd and with his own branded Mezcal.
But he hopes his greatest payday is...
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