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Trump Breaks White House Eid Dinner Tradition

posted on June 26, 2017

BBC reports, “US President Donald Trump has broken a nearly 20-year-old tradition by failing to host a dinner marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.” Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reportedly denied a request from the State Department to hold an Eid al-Fitr celebration, a feast that marks the end of the holy month. The BBC writes, “Mr Trump has previously been criticised for his use of anti-Muslim rhetoric, including on the campaign trail when he called for surveillance of US mosques.”


Read at BBC