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Trump Declines to Host Ramadan Dinner, Breaking 20-Year White House Tradition

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25 June 2017

RUSSIA TODAY — Donald Trump has declined to host a dinner to mark the end of Ramadan, ending a tradition that has been observed at the White House for more than 20 years. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson also declined to host a reception to mark the holiday.

The White House’s tradition of holding an annual iftar dinner for Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan, began under the Clinton administration, which first hosted the event in 1996.

However, the first such dinner dates all the way back to 1805, when Thomas Jefferson invited an ambassador from Tunis to the White House.

Instead of following the tradition on Saturday, Trump and First Lady Melania attended the wedding of Treasury Secretary Steve Munchin, who married Scottish actress Louis Linton. […]

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  • sammy

    Trumpenstein proving again that he’s an israeli puppet and fantacist that breeds segregation and hatred like his jewish masters want than actually doing ANYTHING he promised in the elections like peace and progress. stooping to such immature actions like refusing to celebration the religious holiday of the people he’s trying to GENOCIDE and take over their land for isreal is obvious, and yet his controlled opposition (CNN) will not report on this becuase they too serve isrsael. America, UK, and Canada are ISRAEL’S BITCHES.