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Trump Stumbles Giving Revisionist History Lesson

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On Thursday during President Trump’s “Salute to America” speech, the President revised U.S. History when he said the Continental Army “took the airports” during the Revolutionary War.

The gaffe spawned several Twitter hashtags, some of which are currently trending on Friday.

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On Friday before departing to New Jersey asked about the revisionist History, President Trump blamed the teleprompter for the mistake, saying it went “kaput,” right “in the middle of that sentence.”

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Teleprompter or no teleprompter you’d think the President of the free world would know that airports didn’t exist during the founding of the Country, but at the same time, this is a man, who said his dad was born in Germany. On three separate occasions.

It also makes one question, was the gaffe written into the speech or was President Trump winging it?