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Trump Admits Mistake: ‘I Should Have’ Gone to Arlington on Veterans Day

In a very rare admission, President Donald Trump has copped to making a mistake.

Speaking with Chris Wallace in an interview which will air this weekend on Fox News Sunday, the president said that he should have attended a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery on Veterans Day.

“I should have done that,” Trump said. “I was extremely busy on calls for the country, we did a lot of calling as you know.”

Wallace pressed Trump.

“But this is Veterans Day,” the Fox News host said.

“I could have done that,” Trump replied. “As you know I just left the day before the American Cemetery and I probably think — and that was one where it was raining as hard as you can imagine and I made a speech at the American Cemetery the day before. And I probably, you know, in retrospect, I should have. And I did last year, and I will virtually every year. But we had come in very late at night and I had just left, literally, the American Cemetery in Paris. And I really probably assumed that was fine and I was extremely busy because of affairs of state — doing other things.”

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