D-Day anniversary should be about ‘celebrating’ Trump, says Republican chair

D-Day anniversary should be about ‘celebrating’ Trump, says Republican chair

It might be time to class Donald Trump’s narcissism as an infectious disease because it seems those around the US president are starting to catch his nasty habit of making everything all about him.

The 75th anniversary of D-Day has seen veterans and world leaders meet in France to honour those who sacrificed their lives.

However, according to the chairwoman of the Republican National Committee, Ronna McDaniel, the commemoration should be a time for “celebrating our president”.

While complaining to Fox Business about media coverage of Donald Trump’s recent trip to the UK, Ireland and France, she said:

We are celebrating the anniversary, 75 years of D-Day.

This is the time where we should be celebrating our president, the great achievements of America, and I don’t think the American people like the constant negativity.

President Trump received five military draft deferments for bone spurs in his feet during his youth and allegedly told his ex-lawyer Michael Cohen:

You think I'm stupid? I wasn't going to Vietnam

As you can imagine, Ms McDaniel's comments weren't particularly well-received.

It's worth remembering that Donald Trump has repeatedly failed to denounce the far-right in his own country, and that under his presidency America has suffered three of the worst years for extremist violence since 1970, with every single perpetrator having links to far-right groups.

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