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As Americans continue to adapt to the new normal brought about by the coronavirus outbreak, President Donald Trump wished mothers across America a happy Mother’s Day, as he talked about how great his late mother was and how much he misses her.
While Democrats and their media enablers may be convinced Trump can do nothing right, the president said in an interview with “Fox & Friends” that his mother thought he “couldn’t do any wrong.”
“All I can say is Happy Mothers Day,” Trump said, when asked by co-host Ainsley Earhardt if he had a message for mothers. “I had a great mom, I loved my mom and she loved me which is, I must tell you, is probably not easy to do, but she was so good to me.”
“She was so good — I couldn’t do any wrong, which is a big problem. Maybe that’s why I ended up the way I ended up, I don’t know,” the president jokingly added. “I couldn’t do any wrong in her eyes and I had a great father too, great guy, very different types but my mother was a terrific woman.”
Trump was complimentary of first lady Melania Trump, who he said is joining him at Camp David over the weekend, which he called a “very special place that nobody ever gets to see.” The president also said he will be meeting with the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
“My mother was a terrific woman, and Melania has been a great mother to Barron,” he told the Fox & Friends crew. “Barron is growing up really beautifully, and she’s been a great mother to Barron.”
The meeting with the Joint Chiefs likely explains an earlier tangent on rebuilding the military.
“Our military has never looked better. It’s never been better,” Trump said. “We’ve never had the kind of equipment that we have now. We had planes that were 50 years old and more. Fighter jets, now we have the best in the world. The F-35 and the F-18. What we have is incredible. The equipment and the people we have are great, but you know, they have to have equipment. And we spent $1.5 trillion — really, more than that.”
Co-host Brian Kilmeade asked Trump if his mother would be surprised to know that he is president of the United States — Mary Anne Trump passed away August 7, 2000, at the age of 88.
“I think any mother would be,” Trump said. “If you look statistically, 350 million people and one gets it, and so anybody would be no matter how well you do in life, in your earlier life. But my mother was somebody that gave me a lot of confidence and she believed in me so she would say that she wouldn’t be but I think everybody would be.”
“My father was the same,” he continued. “He was a strong guy but he was a good man, very good human being, very good person, and he always had confidence in me. In our family, we just had confidence and I had really really good parents. It’s such an advantage in life.”
“I miss my parents,” Trump said, in conclusion.
His father, Fred Trump, a New York real estate developer, passed away on June 25, 1999, at the age of 93.
Longevity is clearly a family trait, much to the chagrin of Trump’s worst critics.