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Donald Trump erroneously blames Canada for destroying White House in War of 1812 in testy call with Justin Trudeau

Donald Trump erroneously blames Canada for destroying White House in War of 1812 in testy call with Justin Trudeau

 

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump erroneously blamed Canada for the burning of the White House in the War of 1812 during a recent telephonic talk with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, according to a media report.

“Didn’t you guys burn down the White House?” Trump reportedly asked Trudeau when the US president called the latter to discuss the administration’s tariffs in Canadian steel and aluminum imports, CNN reported yesterday.

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