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Sunday, 25 June 2017 13:56

Trump breaks another tradition, doesn’t host Ramadan dinner

Written by  Mark Moore

President Trump broke with 20 years of White House tradition by opting not to host a dinner to mark the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting and reflection.

Instead of a dinner commemorating the religious holiday Eid al-Fitr, the president and first lady Melania Trump released a statement on Saturday offering “warm greetings.

President Trump broke with 20 years of White House tradition by opting not to host a dinner to mark the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting and reflection.

Instead of a dinner commemorating the religious holiday Eid al-Fitr, the president and first lady Melania Trump released a statement on Saturday offering “warm greetings.”

“Muslims in the United States joined those around the world during the holy month of Ramadan to focus on acts of faith and charity,” they said. “Now, as they commemorate Eid with family and friends, they carry on the tradition of helping neighbors and breaking bread with people from all walks of life.”

The past three administrations – Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama – have held traditional iftar dinners that often included members of Congress and prominent members of the Muslim community.

Trump’s comments as president and on the campaign trail about Muslims have often raised eyebrows.

In an interview in March 2016, he said “Islam hates us” and “there’s a tremendous hatred there.”

His highly touted travel ban against six-mostly Muslim countries has been in legal limbo in the courts.

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson also broke decades of tradition at the State Department by not hosting a reception on Eid al-Fitr.

Last modified on Sunday, 25 June 2017 23:03

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Enough appeasement, ask when the Saudis, Pakistan, Iran or Yemen is hosting a Christmas dinner. And that's how many Ramadan dinners we should host. Imagine if the Bible said "and after the Holy Days go out and slay the unbeliever" like the Quran does, the govt would ban the Book in a NY minute. I love to host a dinner supporting my demise, some kind of crazy there. And some fool was saying Andrew Jackson held Ramadan dinner, what idiots we have in this country. He fought against Islam and the Barabary pirates he wasn't inviting them to dinner. More Obama style history.

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Thank GOD( the TRUE LIVING GOD) he did. Trump was right not to Honor in any way that WORTHLESS DEATH CULT.

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Good for Trump! Our country should not host anything that is Satanically inspired.

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good.

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Gary Ferraro Written by Gary Ferraro
June 26, 2017
I say "good", too. Way to go, President Trump!

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