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decision to skip a ceremony honoring the fallen World War II soldiers in France on Saturday because the rain grew among the images of other world leaders who defied inclement
memorialize the victims of military heroes as a part of 100 year of the Army Day. “Data Reaction Time =” 12 “> The fall of President Donald Trump’s decision to skip a ceremony honoring the fallen World War II soldiers in France on Saturday because the rain grew among the images of other world leaders who defy uneven weather to memorialize victims of military heroes as part of the 100th anniversary of the Army Day.
<p class = “canvas-atom canvas text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm” type = “Text” content = “President and the first lady Melania Trump dropped a demonstration of protesters on Sunday, including a woman who left her motorcade topless with the words “Fake Peacemaker” written over her breasts to attend a Paris ceremony which marks the century of the end of WWI at the Arc de Triomphe at Champs-Elysées. “Data Reaction Time =” 13 “> The president and first lady Melania Trump dropped a demonstration of the demonstrators on Sunday, including a woman who loaded her motorcade topless with the words” Fake Peacemaker “written over her chest, to attend a ceremony in Paris that marked the centennial of WWI’s end to the Arc de Triomphe on the Champs-Elysees.
The President concluded an American flag to May. Gene. William Matz, Secretary of the United States Military Commission, who gave Trump a tour of the cemetery before he went to the podium.
PHOTO: President Donald Trump visits the American Cemetery in Suresnes outside Paris, November 11, 2018.
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” Each of these marble crusaders and David’s stars marks the life of an American warrior “Great, great warriors as they are who gave everything for family, land, god and freedom,” said Trump in one speech in the cemetery. “Through rain, hail, snow, clay, poisonous gas, bullets and mortar they kept the line and pushed forward to victory.”
But even when he spoke, the president was still very convinced that he resigned from a scheduled trip to the American cemetery and the Aisne-Marne memorial, about 60 miles northeast of Paris, due to rain.
PHOTO: President Donald Trump speaks at an American cemetery ceremony on November 11, 2018 at Suresnes American Cemetery near Paris. (Jacquelyn Martin / AP)
On Saturday morning, the White House sent a statement saying: “The President and First Lady’s Trip to the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery and Memorial has been interrupted due to planning and logistical difficulties caused by the weather. “
While the president and the first lady did not participate due to rain, Trump sent an American delegation to the cemetery led by his chief of staff, retired Marine Corps Gen. John Kelly and Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff.
<p class = “canvas-atom canvas text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – Mt Mt 0.8em) – sm “type =” text “content =” “It is unbelievable that a president would travel to France for this great anniversary – then stay in his hotel room and watch TV instead of paying personally his respect the Americans who gave his life in France for the victory won 100 years ago … “David Frum, a political commentator and former spokeswriter for President George W. Bush, wrote on Twitter .” Data Reaction = “43”> “It is unbelievable that a president would travel to France for this great anniversary – and then stay in his hotel room and watch TV instead of paying personally his respect towards the Americans who gave their lives in France for victory won 100 years ago … “, David Frum, a political commentator and former spokeswriter for President George W. Bush, wrote on Twitter.
In a follow-up tweet, “It’s not even 60 miles from central Paris to the monument. If the weather is too hot and windy for helicopters, a presidential motorcycle can drive the distance in an hour.”
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Kelly Magsamen, a highly rated Pentagon official in the administrations of Barack Obama and George W. Bush, reared the criticism, tweeting, “Real low energy, @realDonaldTrump” for not bothering to honor the US soldiers’ victims in WWI because of rain. Somehow, everybody else could do it today. Obama has never had this problem. He also visited our troops in war zones. “
PHOTO: German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron are looking at a guestbook in a replica of the wagon where the Army was signed in 1918, in Clairiere of Rethondes, in Compiegne, France, November 10, 2018. (Philippe Wojazer / Reuters)
Trump scuttled the trip to Aisne-Marne American Cemetery, where y Americans are buried among the 2 28 8 tombs and the names of 1,060 American soldiers engraved on a wall, even as other world leaders participated in similar events Saturday at WWI cemeteries and memorials outside of Paris.
Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau traveled 118 miles outside Paris to attend a ceremony – in the rain – at a cemetery in Vimy, France.
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In a speech at the cemetery, Trudeau honored Canadian soldiers as served in WWI and promised them “a story you blew and fought in, a story based on your victim.”
PHOTO: Canadian Veterinary Seamus Regan sees as Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau touches the name of fallen soldiers engraved at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial on November 10, 2018 at Vimy Ridge, in France. (Adrian Wyld / Canadian Press via AP)
<p class = “canvas-atom canvas text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm” = “text” content = “At the same time, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Frank Emmanuel Macron participated both at a ceremony Saturday at Clairiere of Rethondes in the Compiegne Memorial, also known as the Glade of Armistice memorial, about 40 miles north of Paris. two leaders representing countries that once were sworn enemies held their hands on the place where the Germans and the Allied forces signed an agreement that ended the war fought 1914-1918. “Data Reaction Time =” 79 “> Meanwhile, German Chancellor Angela participated Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron both at a ceremony Saturday at Claudiere of Rethondes in the Compiegne Memorial, also known as the Glade of Armistice memorial, about 40 miles north of Paris. The two leaders, representing countries once sworn enemies, held hands on the place where the Germans and the Allied forces wrote an agreement that ended the war fought 1914-1918.
“The will is there and I say this to Germany with full conviction, to do everything to achieve a more peaceful order in the world even though we know we have a lot of work still in front of us,” Merkel said at the ceremony .
Macron noted that “our Europe has been at peace for 73 years.”
“There is no precedent for it, and it is at peace because we want it and first and foremost because Germany and France would have it “said Macron.
Nicholas Soames, a member of the British Parliament and grandson Winston Churchill, blasted Trump to let rain stand in the way of honoring war heroes.
“However, with their face to the enemy and the pathetic insufficient @ realDonaldTrump coup, I do not even condemn the weather to pay his respect to The Fallen,” said Soames.
Former state secretary John Kerry accused the president of insulting the memories of war veterans due to bad weather.
“President @ realDonaldTrump and no-show because of raindrops?” The veterans president did not bother to honor blows in the rain, in the mud, in the snow – and many died in the excavation of the cause of freedom. Rain did not stop them and it should have not quit a US president, “Kerry tweeted.