Many people may criticize Donald Trump for whatever reasons they can think of, but one thing he can’t be accused of his being unpatriotic. Before he even took the Oath of Office, he attending the ever infamous Army-Navy football game, which showed his support for the military.
Amidst the hubbub of President Trump’s hectic schedule of meetings, signing executive orders, and security briefings, he did something that no other leader has done recently. It left a few people scratching their heads as he and his daughter, Ivanka left the Oval Office to board a waiting Marine One helicopter.
What he did was so awesome it made him stand head and shoulders above Barack Obama!
Independent Journal Review reported:
[m]any were surprised Wednesday afternoon when President Trump abruptly left the Oval Office with his daughter Ivanka to board a waiting Marine One helicopter.
The president and his daughter somberly made their way across the South Lawn to the waiting Marine One as reporters wondered where the president could be going.
The White House Press Office issued the following release:
POTUS and daughter Ivanka emerged from the Oval Office at 2:57 p.m. under cloudy skies on a chilly winter day, with Trump wearing a long, dark overcoat that was unbuttoned, allowing his signature blue tie to show. She was wearing black and blue overcoat that was buttoned, and carrying a black handbag. The first daughter had her blonde hair pulled up.
POTUS and his daughter walked slowly toward Marine One, Trump giving the pool a brief wave.
At 2:58 p.m., Ivanka boarded the executive helicopter first, followed by her father, who saluted the Marine as he started up the stairs.
At 3 p.m., the engines fired up, and two minutes later Marine One lifted off from the South Lawn.
No one knew where the Trump’s were going but within a short time, another press release came explaining the reason for the abrupt departure:
POTUS is arriving shortly or has already arrived in Marine One at Dover Air Force Base for arrival of remains of a US commando killed early Sunday in Yemen during a raid on Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.
The Pentagon has identified the deceased as Chief Special Warfare Operator William “Ryan” Owens, 36, of Peoria, Ill. Multiple news outlets have said Owens was a member of SEAL Team 6. The death occurred during the first counter-terrorism operation of the Trump presidency.
Sen. Chris Coons (D) of Delaware is accompanying POTUS on the visit to Dover AFB.
Donald Trump showed America just how a great leader behaves in the face of a tragedy of the loss of an American soldier’s life. His patriotism is an example we all should follow every day. His actions are an inspiration that we hope to see more of in the future!
Source: Right Wing News