Trump Wrongly Insisted That Korea Used To Be Part Of China, And 17 Other Facts You Need To Know Immediately

From almost forgetting to put his hand over his heart for the National Anthem, to congratulating authoritarian leader Erdogan, here’s everything Trump did this week.

April 21, 2017
Trump Wrongly Insisted That Korea Used To Be Part Of China, And 17 Other Facts You Need To Know Immediately Trump yelling amidst children at the Easter Egg Roll, April 17.   BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI / Getty
1. Organized a really sad looking Easter Egg Roll.

Only 21,000 people showed up, compared to 35,000 for the Obamas' egg roll. Also, apparently they did not order enough eggs.

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2. At which, he signed a kid's MAGA hat and then threw it into the crowd.
3. And forgot to put his hand over his heart for the National Anthem before Melania nudged him.
4. Tweeted about a book called "Reasons To Vote For Democrats" that is 266 pages long and, pettily, almost blank.
5. Visited tool manufacturer Snap-On's corporate headquarters in Kenosha, WI.

Kenoshans say Snap-On jobs left Kenosha a long time ago.

6. Signed a "Buy American, Hire American" executive order.
7. Deported the first DREAMer despite promises that those under DACA would be protected.
8. And then was sued by that DREAMer.

Coincidentally, the case will be heard by the same judge Trump accused of bias because of his Mexican heritage.

9. Ordered a full review of the way H1B visas are awarded.

"President Trump, hammering his 'America First' campaign theme, signed an order on Tuesday that he said would favor American companies for federal contracts and reform the visa program for foreign technical workers," The New York Times reports.

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10. Caused confusion about that "armada" he was supposedly sending toward North Korea.
11. Launched a probe into China and other exporters of cheap steel.
12. Held a press conference with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, where he shouted out opera singer Pavarotti, who died in 2007.

"From Venice to Florence, from Verdi to Pavarotti — a friend of mine, a great friend of mine — these bonds of history and culture have only grown stronger as our two nations have become close partners, dear friends and very vital allies," Trump said. He also reportedly did not wear his translation ear piece, again.

13. Referred to the first 100 days as a "ridiculous standard," despite promising to get many things done within the first 90.
14. Was called out by South Koreans for saying "Korea actually used to be a part of China."

Trump made the comment in an interview with The Wall Street Journal.

15. Accused protesters of violating his fundamental rights.

His lawyers said the protesters who were roughed up and kicked out of a 2016 Trump rally “have no right” to “express dissenting views."

16. Met with the New England Patriots, but only half of them showed up.
17. Hung out with Sarah Palin, Ted Nugent, and Kid Rock at the White House.
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18. Called up authoritarian Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to congratulate him on his narrow, probably stolen win.
Trump Wrongly Insisted That Korea Used To Be Part Of China, And 17 Other Facts You Need To Know Immediately