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"Beautiful Afternoon in the Oval Office" — President Trump Keeps His Promise To 95-Year-Old WWII Vet
Daily Caller, Apr 11, 2019. Scott Morefield | Reporter
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President Donald Trump hosted four World War II veterans at the White House on Thursday, keeping a promise made to 95-year-old Allen Jones last June.

“Beautiful afternoon in the Oval Office today with a few great American HEROES!” Trump tweeted Thursday afternoon, along with a video showing his June conversation with Jones.

I'm going to be 95 years of age on April 11 of next year,” the retired sergeant told the president while appearing with him at a Kansas City VFW event in June. “Hopefully, you will allow me to bring my family into the Oval Office to meet you.”

The president responded with an enthusiastic “Yes!”

Fast forward to Thursday, April 11, and Jones joined centenarians Floyd Wigfield, Sidney Walton and Paul Kriner inside the Oval Office for a visit with Trump. Wigfield even reportedly won a promise from Trump for a ride aboard Air Force One back to the United States after June’s annual D-Day ceremony.

“We’ll work that out,” the president told Wigfield. “You’ll like Air Force One.”


More:  https://dailycaller.com/2019/04/11/trump-veterans-white-house-visit/
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"January 20th 2017 will be remembered as the day the people became the rulers of this nation again."  --  President Donald J. Trump

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"January 20th 2017 will be remembered as the day the people became the rulers of this nation again."  --  President Donald J. Trump

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That's nice.  Great photo op.
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Great photo op, but also a nice gesture.  He did recognize vets during the SOTU which was a nice touch.  Now ... if he would just get his sh** together on the border, we'd be all set!  :patriot:
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Great photo op, but also a nice gesture. He did recognize vets during the SOTU which was a nice touch. Now ... if he would just get his sh** together on the border, we'd be all set!  :patriot:

Trump has been as good as any President I can remember in honoring our vets.

Beautiful moment!
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That one guy has to be the world's oldest PFC.

Not to mention the only PFC with more medals than Patton.

You see somebody with 4+ rows of ribbons,he is at least a Staff Sgt. I am guessing if anyone checked they would discover he wasn't awarded most of them. He is wearing a CIB,and I know for a fact that any PFC in an infantry squad that earned any valor awards instantly became a Corporal or a Sargent E-5. The one thing infantry units are ALWAYS looking for is people who can keep their cool  and think under fire.

And according to his arm stripe,he earned them all in one 6 month period.
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Trump has been as good as any President I can remember in honoring our vets.

Beautiful moment!

He does seem to appreciate our vets.

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 :hands: I hope President Trump will do more of this.
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:hands: I hope President Trump will do more of this.

??? Keep his promise or pose for photo ops?
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??? Keep his promise or pose for photo ops?
I'm fine with photo ops that send a positive message.  It's nice to see the President behaving in a way that brings Americans together.
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