Donald Trump is spending the third and final day of his state visit to Britain paying respect to the Allied forces who took part in the Normandy landings, or D-Day, on June 6th, 1944.
Today’s ceremony took place at Portsmouth Naval Base, which is where the Allied forces took off from. Trump attended the event with Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Charles, Prime Minister Theresa May and other world leaders including France’s Emmanuel Macron, Germany’s Angela Merkel and Canada’s Justin Trudeau.
Following the event, Trump will make his first official visit to Ireland to meet with Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar. (CBS News)
- Trump called D-Day, “the greatest battle ever in history.”
- More than 4,000 Allied service members died in the battle. Most of them were American.
- Before the event, Trump of course went on a Twitter rampage attacking Chuck Schumer, Joe Biden and even Bette Midler whom he called a “washed up psycho.”