Fox & Friends Addresses Trump Missing Memorial Due to Rain

Trump cancels WW1 memorial at cemetery in France due to rain

President Donald Trump is being slammed for not visiting the gravesite of World War I veterans because of weather conditions.

Some 2,289 others are buried at the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery next to Belleau Wood.

The White House cited unspecified "security protocols" for Trump missing out on the event.

Trump drew a wave of criticism yesterday for canceling his visit to the Belleau Wood cemetery and battlefield, as rainy weather across France prevented the planned helicopter trip to mark one of the deadliest battle sites of the war.

Donald Trump did not want to disrupt Paris roads with a last-minute motorcade to a cemetery in northern France, the White House has said.

The visit was planned for the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery in France - where US war dead were being honored - because of rain.

Winston Churchill's grandson Nicholas Soames, a member of the British Parliament, blasted Trump as "pathetic" and "inadequate" for failing to show up.

Trump is now in France for the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War.

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The president was dazzled last year by the 2017 Bastille Day parade in Paris, and he notified defense officials he wanted a display like that for Veterans Day the following year, reported CNN.

The Secret Service determines when it's safe to fly Marine One, the president's helicopter.

Despite the rain, roughly 1,500 people attended a rally against Trump at a Paris plaza several miles away, according to police.

Ben Rhodes, who served as deputy national security adviser for strategic communications under President Barack Obama, said the excuse about the inclement weather did not stand up.

The president is scheduled to take part in a ceremony at the Suresnes American Cemetery to the west of Paris on Sunday afternoon, when he is expected to make formal remarks.

US-based attorney, Michael Avenatti slammed the U.S. president and called him "an embarrassment to the nation" A Twitter user tweeted an image of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron attending the ceremony and also tagged an old image of Trump where he can be seen playing golf in rain.

Twitter user @jimmyjazz1968 tweeted this image, comparing Trump to a character from Lewis Caroll's Through the Looking-Glass And What Alice Found There.

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