Looks like Donnie is the fake news today.
Trump decided to share his reasoning for canceling his trip to London on Twitter (shocker). He said that it’s because he’s “not a big fan of the Obama administration” for selling “perhaps the best located and finest embassy in London for ‘peanuts.'”
Reason I canceled my trip to London is that I am not a big fan of the Obama Administration having sold perhaps the best located and finest embassy in London for “peanuts,” only to build a new one in an off location for 1.2 billion dollars. Bad deal. Wanted me to cut ribbon-NO!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 12, 2018
Sorry boo. That wasn’t Obama. Actually, it was Bush and his administration.
Bush signed off on moving the U.S. Embassy to the Nine Elms location in Wandsworth, London about a month of so before Obama even took office.
So let’s set the record straight:
More FAKE NEWS from the Toddler-in-Chief: Decision to build new embassy announced by George W Bush's administration in October 2008 a month before Obama's election https://t.co/Fk44IN14wX
— Kevin Maguire (@Kevin_Maguire) January 12, 2018