US President Donald Trump during the Salute to America event in Washington on Thursday. Photo: Bloomberg US President Donald Trump during the Salute to America event in Washington on Thursday. Photo: Bloomberg
US President Donald Trump during the Salute to America event in Washington on Thursday. Photo: Bloomberg

Airports in the 1700s? Donald Trump blames rain and ‘kaput’ teleprompter after being mocked for error in July 4 speech

  • US president talked about air defences during American Revolution, which took place more than 100 years before planes were invented
  • Trump also appeared to mix up the Revolutionary War with the War of 1812

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US President Donald Trump during the Salute to America event in Washington on Thursday. Photo: Bloomberg US President Donald Trump during the Salute to America event in Washington on Thursday. Photo: Bloomberg
US President Donald Trump during the Salute to America event in Washington on Thursday. Photo: Bloomberg
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