Donald Trump described to Fox Business anchor Maria Bartiromo on Wednesday how he informed Chinese President Xi Jinping about the recent bombing of a Syrian airfield over a “beautiful piece of chocolate cake” at his Mar-a-Lago resort last week.
During his recounting, Trump briefly forgot which country he had bombed.
Here is the relevant portion of the transcript:
TRUMP: I said, “We’ve just launched 59 missiles, heading to Iraq.”
MARIA BARTIROMO: Heading to Syria.
TRUMP: Yes. Heading toward Syria.
There’s the fierce command of detail we have come to expect from President Trump.
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