Fri, Dec. 15, 2017: Trump visits Marine Squadron One

Marine Corps Air Facility

Quantico, Virginia

11:21 A.M. EST

THE PRESIDENT:  So they gave me this hat.  It says: “Presidential Helicopter Squadron.”  Would you wear it?  Now, no other President would do this.  But I will, because I’m proud of you.  (Applause.)  I’m proud of you.  What the hell.

Oh, you are nice.  I can’t see you in this.  (Laughter.)  You are — you mean, so you’re the ones taking care of my helicopter, right?  (Applause.)  I better be nice to you.  (Laughter.)  I better be nice to you.

I want to congratulate — I know the talent.  I’ve had many helicopters.  You know, I’m very spoiled; I’ve had helicopters.  (Laughter.)  And we ordered a couple of big, beautiful new ones.  You know about that, right?  They paid a lot more than I would have paid, and I would have had them even better, but we won’t talk about that.  They paid a lot of money.  (Laughter.)

But I want to thank Colonel Hoffman very much.  The job you do is incredible.  The job that this group of people do is incredible.  Colonel, how many presidents have come out to see them?  Who was that? Continue reading “Fri, Dec. 15, 2017: Trump visits Marine Squadron One”

Fri, Dec. 15, 2017: Trump delivers remarks at FBI National Academy Graduation

FBI National Academy

Quantico, Virginia

10:35 A.M. EST

THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you.  Wow.  (Applause.)  Thank you very much, everybody.  That’s a lot of years since the last President, and we’ll be back.  (Laughter.)  And thank you to Attorney General Sessions; thank you, Director Wray; Assistant Director Resch for hosting me here at the FBI National Academy to address our wonderful local police and sheriffs from all over America.  A very special honor.

And it’s an honor to stand here today with the incredible men and women of law enforcement.  Thank you.  (Applause.)

We’re here to celebrate your graduation from the National Academy at Quantico.  For over 80 years, this rigorous and world-renowned program has trained America’s most dedicated local law enforcement officers from all across the country.  So respected.  Let me begin by saying to each member of the graduating class: Congratulations. Continue reading “Fri, Dec. 15, 2017: Trump delivers remarks at FBI National Academy Graduation”