President Trump and First Lady to join Bastille Day celebrations

The fall of the prison became a flash point in the French Revolution, and is celebrated each year in something of an independence day for France. The French army band chose to use their performance slot to commemorate another hometown treasure aka Daft Punk.

French President Emmanuel Macron, on his part, said that he respected Trump's decision but reiterated France's committment to the accord.

Climate change is real after all, or it seems US President Donald Trump is has now switched sides and become a believer. I guess we can predict who has better music taste.

Trump also performed a prolonged handshake with Macron upon meeting him in Brussels in May.

In the past, Trump has been denounced for comments deemed sexist.

One of the handshakes at the May Summit showed Trump pulling Macron's arm and the other showed the two staring each other down for an extended period of time.

The irony of Trump's off-the-cuff sexist remark as pointed out by media reports is that the age difference between the Macrons and the Trumps is nearly identical, except that it is in reverse.

French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday celebrated his first-ever Bastille Day with the usual pomp, military parade and flight show, commemorating the centenary of the United States entering World War I.

"Don is - as many of you know Don - he's a good boy".

After a tour of the Hotel des Invalids, where Napoleon is buried, Trump turned to Brigitte Macron and said: "You're in such great shape", while gesturing at her body with his hands.

One Twitter user wrote: "What Trump did to Brigitte Macron was textbook objectification, look at the way he gazed at her and Melania, to compare". He then appears to repeat the compliment to her husband, before turning back and adding, "Beautiful".

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