President Trump loves taking credit for things—even if they happened before he was born.
During an exchange with Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela on Monday afternoon, Trump patted himself on the back for the fabulous job the United States did building the Panama Canal … in 1914.
“The Panama Canal is doing quite well,” Trump said. “I think we did a good job building it.”
Fortunately, the absurdity of the moment was not lost on President Varela, who was quick to point out that the canal was built over 100 years ago: Read more…