American journalists recorded the absence of a tree in front of the White House, which a week ago in a solemn halt was planted by the presidents of France and the United States. Washington lingers with comments, and the Elysee Palace communicates with journalists on condition of anonymity.
The malicious was suspected on April 29, not finding the “oak of friendship” on the lawn – such an unofficial name was received by a seedling from the French forest of Bello Wood, memorable by the fact that the Germans were beaten out by the First World Allied Americans.
Dude, where’s my tree? Twitter abuzz after oak planted by Trump & Macron ‘vanishes’ https://t.co/efbCi4sTSp pic.twitter.com/48XxEdH2D1
– RT (@RT_com) April 29, 2018
It was a gift from French President Emmanuel Macron, he presented it to his American counterpart Donald Trump during his April 23 visit. The heads of state, without hesitation, took up shovels and, with the accompaniment of photographers, dug presents.
French Pres. Emmanuel Macron and his wife, Brigitte, joined Pres.Trump and first lady Melania Trump to plant a tree on the White House’s South Lawn. The European sessile oak, which comes from the site of the Battle of Belleau Wood, is a gift from Macron. https://t.co/tu6l17Hrm4 pic.twitter.com/Au4uKD8Ra4
– CNN (@CNN) April 23, 2018
True, then social networking users paid more attention to the first lady – Brigitte Macron and Melanie Trump.
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And it turned out that a week later on the place symbolizing the friendship of planting – just crushed grass. There are no official comments of the White House yet. But, according to Medusa, The Huffington Post, referring to an anonymous source in the Elysee Palace, reports that the oak was quarantined.