Skip to comments.Tree Gifted By France Goes Missing From White House
Posted on 04/29/2018 4:31:10 PM PDT by cba123
A tree taken from a World War I battlefield in France and planted during French President Emmanuel Macrons state visit last week has disappeared from the White House lawn.
President Donald Trump, Macron, his wife Brigitte and Melania Trump all posed for photo ops on the south portion of the White House lawn last Monday as they used shovels to unearth a setting for the sapling. The gifted sessile oak tree originated from the site of the Battle of Belleau Wood in Belleau, France, in which American, French and other allied troops fought the Germans during World War One. But a Reuters photograph from Saturday shows the tree is no longer in place.
(please see full article at the link)
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you're kdding, right?
Why isn’t it “Tree GIVEN...” instead of “gifted?”
Am I the only one who cant stand turning nouns into verbs?
something is off here
something is off here
It certainly is! Not one single mention of the importance of Belleau Wood, particularly to the United States Marines. I have visited Belleau Wood and its cemetery as well as the “Bulldog” fountain from which visiting Marines always drink. It is a shame nobody here even gave a thought to rending proper respect to the meaning of Belleau Wood in America’s Military History and in the history of World War I. Grow up peoples!
Has anyone checked Obama’s new digs in DC?
Mystery solved: Why Trump-Macron friendship tree vanished
PARIS The French president’s office says there’s nothing mysterious about the disappearance of an oak tree he planted on the White House lawn.
It was put in quarantine, like other plants or animals brought into U.S. territory.
(full article here)
You are 100% correct.
Please see the article at the link I posted in post 48.
Yes, I had read that from another source.
I guess it’s OK. Probably being paranoid over nothing, but foreign plant life is a potential problem. Unfortunately the people who police this type of thing are hugely bureaucratic. Seldom use common sense.
Tree Gifted By France Goes Missing From White House
I suggest squirrels took it or beavers.
God is there no end to the lying BS of the bureaucracy? Just once, just for $hits and giggles, it would be cool if something our government did was straightforward and exactly what it seemed to be.
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