PARIS – President Donald Trump asked Paris to mark the centennial of World War I
Trump traveled to France to join the world leaders in marking the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended "Is there anything better than the end of a war, in which that was one of the bloodiest and worst of all time?" The president asked in a tweet.
Friday night in Paris. Trump tweeted that French President Emmanuel Macron "has just suggested that Europe builds its own military in order to protect itself from the U.S., China and Russia. Very insulting, but the Europe should first pay its fair share of NATO, which the U.S. subsidizes greatly! "
It was a clear sign that the "America first" became president of the United States. Trump's visit comes on the heels of midterm elections in which Americans delivered a split referendum on his presidency, keeping the Senate in his party's control but ceding the House to opposition Democrats.
Before Sunday's festivities get underway, Trump Planned to Meet with Macron Trump and first lady Melanie Trump will also visit the American cemetery in Belleau, France, to pay their respects to U.S. soldiers who died on the French soil during the war.
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