mercredi 6 juin 2018

Donald Trump évoque la guerre de 1812 dans un entretien avec Justin Trudeau

Rien de tel qu'une bonne blague ou une référence historique?

 "According to the sources, Trudeau pressed Trump on how he could justify the tariffs as a "national security" issue. In response, Trump quipped to Trudeau, "Didn't you guys burn down the White House?" referring to the War of 1812.

 The problem with Trump's comments to Trudeau is that British troops burned down the White House during the War of 1812. Historians note the British attack on Washington was in retaliation for the American attack on York, Ontario, in territory that eventually became Canada, which was then a British colony."

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