Donald Trump Didn't Visit Fallen Soldiers on Veterans Day Because He Was Busy Making Calls

Type: Never Admits FaultNov 18 2018 Severity:
Targeted: Veterans Day
Donald Trump insisted that he didn't visit fallen American soldiers at Arlington Cemetery on Veterans Day because he was "extremely busy on calls for the country." The President was met with widespread condemnation after he stayed holed up in the White House all day on Veterans Day, not leaving the residence once to pay his respects to soldiers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice.

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Quote | His excuse came up during a halfhearted apology after his action caused backlash.

"I should have done that [visited Arlington Cemetery on Veterans Day]. I was extremely busy on calls for the country. We did a lot of calling, as you know."

Targeted by Trump