Jan 21, 2019 - Politics & Policy

Trump, Pence visit MLK memorial

President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence stand in front of the Martin Luther King statue at the King memorial

Trump and Pence visit the MLK memorial. Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence stopped by the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial and attended a wreath laying in observance of MLK Day.

Details: Trump was only at the memorial for about two minutes and didn't make remarks, per pool report. But he did tweet prior to the visit: "Today we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. for standing up for the self-evident truth Americans hold so dear, that no matter what the color of our skin or the place of our birth, we are all created equal by God. #MLKDay"

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