President Trump tweeted on Monday morning that he’s touring to a farming conference in Nashville, Tennessee, and expressed his pleasure at visiting the world, writing “love our farmers, love Tennessee.”
It seems he had the fallacious metropolis and state.
Trump is actually touring to New Orleans on Monday, and never Nashville. Fox Nashville tweeted, not lengthy afterward, that “President Trump is just not coming to Nashville, Tennessee right now. The Farm Bureau Conference is in New Orleans,” in case residents of the Nashville space had been involved about visitors disruptions and different penalties of a beforehand unannounced presidential go to.
The president deleted the tweet, however by no means despatched out a corrected model.
The conference, formally often called the “2019 AFBF Annual Conference & IDEAg Commerce Present,” started on Jan. 11 and continues by Wednesday. It’s the 100th version of the conference.
Final 12 months’s AFBF conference, at which Trump additionally spoke, was certainly held in Nashville, which was maybe the rationale for the confusion.
“The American Farm Bureau Federation is honored as soon as once more to host our nation’s president,” AFBF President Zippy Duvall, who’s a Georgia-based beef and poultry farmer, mentioned in a press release saying the speech. “President Trump has made agriculture a transparent precedence, giving farmers and ranchers a seat on the desk on the highest points affecting our farms, ranches and rural communities. What higher solution to rejoice 100 years of Farm Bureau than to welcome the president of america to our centennial celebration?”
A number of members of Congress are additionally scheduled to attend the AFBF’s annual conference.
Trump signed a farm invoice late final 12 months, and on the identical day posted a video of himself dressed as a farmer and singing a duet of the Inexperienced Acres theme tune with actress Megan Mullaly, on an outdated Emmy Awards broadcast.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 20, 2018
It does seem that Trump, regardless of the tweet, flew on Air Drive One to the right metropolis. One other 2016 presidential candidate, Jill Stein, as soon as by accident flew to Cincinnati as a substitute of Columbus for a marketing campaign rally, USA As we speak reported on the time.
Trump despatched a number of different tweets Monday morning, noting that “the Faux Information will get crazier and extra dishonest each single day,” arguing that “Nancy and Cryin’ Chuck [Home Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minoriy Chief Charles Schumer) can finish the Shutdown in 15 minutes,” and noting that a number of Democratic lawmakers had traveled to Puerto Rico throughout the federal government shutdown for the debut of its particular run of Hamilton.
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