8 TOP Facts You Missed – About Donald Trump’s First Year as a President (Video)

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The very first year after his inauguration on Jan 20 is already here. The whole year Trump made efforts to make America great again.

Nexter.org prepared what you may have missed.

Big Asian tour

On Nov 5, President Donald Trump started his five-nation Asia tour with the visiting Japan for the first time.

On Trump’s second day in Japan, he and Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe fed carp at Akasaka Palace in Tokyo. This is a decades-long tradition for world leaders to experience at the Akasaka Palace. After the feeding session, Donald Trump dumped all the remaining food into the pond. Shinzo Abe also emptied the contents of this container into the pond. The photo became viral as Twitter users found it amusing.

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Source: REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

South Korea met Trump with thousands of protesters that gathered in front of the US Embassy in Seoul against Trump’s visit to the country. The demonstrators show their attitudes toward Trump, his North Korea’s politic and the fear of war.

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Source: Woohae Cho/Getty Images

Fake-Rejection of ‘Person of the Year’

Donald Trump refused to be titled as Time’s “Person of the Year 2018” but Time says the president is ‘Incorrect’.

Trump claimed he took a “pass” on an interview and “major photo shoot” as the publication told him he is “probably” going to be named its person of the year as he did in 2016.

Time responded in their Twitter, saying that ‘the president is incorrect’ and  that they do not ‘comment on our choice until publication, which is December 6.’

‘Pocahontas’ joke

On Monday, Nov 27, during the ceremony honoring Navajo veterans of the World War II, Trump made a racial joke about Native Americans.

The referenced nickname ‘Pocahontas’ was addressed to Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Trump’s political opponent.

“You were here long before any of us were here,” Trump said, “Although we have a representative in Congress who they say was here a long time ago. They call her Pocahontas.”

Disney’s Robotic Trump

Disney’s World’s Hall of Presidents was replenished with a robotic version of Donald Trump. Twitter users say the Trumpbot is creepy and horrific. Some noticed that animatronic Donald Trump looks like Jon Voight and even Hillary Clinton.

Christmas and White House

In 2017 White House was decorated for Christmas with 71 wreaths, 53 Christmas trees 12,000 ornaments, and 18,000 feet. Melania Trump,  First Lady, chose this year to go with traditional Christmas decor and took a great part in the decoration of the main building of US.

Traditionally, the President of the US and First Lady participate in phone calls from children eager to know about the whereabouts of Santa Claus. This year President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump also took part in phone calls at their Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida on Sunday.

That’s how the world found out Trump loves blocks.

“What would you like more than anything?” Trump asked a caller named Casper from Virginia. “Building blocks, that’s what I’ve always liked too. I always loved building blocks … Well I predict Santa will bring you building blocks, so many you won’t be able to use them all.”

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Source: Nicholas Kamm / AFP / Getty Images

“Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” 

The publication of fragments from the book of the famous journalist Michael Wolff “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” caused a real outrage. The fragments appeared in the New York Magazine on Wednesday, January 3.

Michael Wolff had 200 interviews with senior staff, asking them what they thought about each other – and the boss. Trump’s press secretary calls the book “complete fantasy.”

President Donald Trump didn’t want to win 2016’s election, he is afraid to be poisoned, uses Just for Men dye in his hair, according to the book.

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Illustration By JEFFREY SMITH

President’s health 

Donald Trump passed his first presidential physical exam. The president’s health is “excellent,” but like the majority of Americans, Trump is overweight.

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Source: AP Photo/Patrick Semansky

Fake News Awards

President Trump announced his ‘fake news awards’ on his Twitter page. Several news organizations, including National Public Radio, The New York Times, BuzzFeed, and Fox News, were listed in the poll. Read here the full text – Trump’s Fake News Awards and Where To Read GOOD News.

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