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Trump Embarrasses Himself During Mount Vernon Tour

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    Trump went to Mt.

    Vernon and embarrassed himself and the entire country while he was there.

    Ana Kasparian, Brett Erlich, and Nando Vila, hosts of The Young Turk

    ...

    Trump went to Mt.

    Vernon and embarrassed himself and the entire country while he was there.

    Ana Kasparian, Brett Erlich, and Nando Vila, hosts of The Young Turks, break it down.

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    Read more here: www.politico.com/story/2019/04/10/donald-trump-mount-vernon-george-washington-1264073?cid=apn

    “President Donald Trump had some advice for George Washington.

    During a guided tour of Mount Vernon last April with French president Emmanuel Macron, Trump learned that Washington was one of the major real-estate speculators of his era.

    So, he couldn’t understand why America’s first president didn’t name his historic Virginia compound or any of the other property he acquired after himself.

    “If he was smart, he would’ve put his name on it,” Trump said, according to three sources briefed on the exchange.

    “You’ve got to put your name on stuff or no one remembers you.”

    The VIPs’ tour guide for the evening, Mount Vernon president and CEO Doug Bradburn, told the president that Washington did, after all, succeed in getting the nation’s capital named after him.

    Good point, Trump said with a laugh.”

  • # Donald Trump
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