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    Default Do you guys know this story about Trump?

    Before he was president, Trump bought an estate in West Palm Beach, Florida. He put up a 50 foot flag pole and flew a US flag on it. The City Council told him that he could only have a 30 foot pole but he refused to take it down. They told him they would fine him $1000 a day until he took it down. He said fine, that's TRUMP change. When the fine reached $120,000 he went to the city council and made a deal. He would lower the flag to a 30 foot pole if he could donate the $120,000 to the Veterans Affairs, to which they agreed. He took 50 foot pole down and had a landscape company come in and build a 20 foot hill where the pole was and put up a 30 foot pole. Lol... That's why we love the guy. 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸
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    Urban legend? Need some documentation or it's urban myth.
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    I just read it on FB. Don't have a clue if it's true or not. Just a story going around about it. Haven't tried to google it. Haven't had time. Thats why I was asking if you guys know the story.
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    Okay. It gets a bit Harvey Milquitost when people need to make up urban myths for public morale. Oh, well...
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    Hmmm, I wonder who signed the permit for the 20 foot hill ?
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    I found this

    https://www.motherjones.com/2020-ele...american-flag/

    A little different version, not quite as patriotic but the outcome was great.

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    Wow! Thanks MM !
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    The fact checker of the left, Snopes, also rates it a mostly true.
    https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/tr...lago-flagpole/
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    sounds EXACTLY like something he'd do - I'm guessing there's some truth in the story ....

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    This was all over media back before he became their political enemy. True story. The elevations may be slightly off, I was not there when they shot grades.
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