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Trump: We 'Were Treated Very Nicely' in Pittsburgh

Wednesday, 31 October 2018 09:59 AM

President Donald Trump says he and his wife, Melania, "were treated very nicely" Tuesday in Pittsburgh, where they were paying their respects days after the deadliest anti-Semitic attack in U.S. history.

Trump tweets: "The Office of the President was shown great respect on a very sad and solemn day. We were treaty so warmly."

He adds: "Small protest was not seen by us, staged far away."

A small group of protesters was within earshot of Trump as he visited a memorial outside of the Tree of Life synagogue where 11 people were killed Saturday, and hundreds more were kept blocks away by police.

The demonstrators chanted "words matter" and "Trump, go home!" amid charges from some that the president has at times been slow to condemn extremists. Some community leaders had asked Trump not to make the trip.

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President Donald Trump says he and his wife, Melania, "were treated very nicely" Tuesday in Pittsburgh, where they were paying their respects days after the deadliest anti-Semitic attack in U.S. history.
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