In July Fourth Speech, Trump Says We ‘Took Over Airports’ While Fighting the Revolutionary War

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In a largely apolitical speech for the Fourth of July commemorating the history of America's triumphs, President Donald Trump got a bit of America's history wrong when he referred to the Continental Army " over airports" while fighting the British in the Revolutionary War. As his critics were quick to retort on Twitter - his preferred medium of slamming rivals himself - airplanes were more than a century away from being invented. The hashtag #RevolutionaryWarAirportStories also drew thousands of retweets as users mockingly riffed on the mistake. "In June of 1775, the Continental . . .
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