President Donald Trump laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery Monday to commemorate Memorial Day.
Trump previously tweeted a Memorial Day message lauding the state of the U.S. under his administration saying the fallen would be happy to see the country as it is today.
Happy Memorial Day! Those who died for our great country would be very happy and proud at how well our country is doing today. Best economy in decades, lowest unemployment numbers for Blacks and Hispanics EVER (& women in 18years), rebuilding our Military and so much more. Nice!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 28, 2018
The president spent the Friday before Memorial Day weekend presenting the Medal of Honor to retired Master Chief Petty Officer Britt K. Slabinski. Trump also tweeted a video for Memorial Day featuring him speaking over footage of Arlington National Cemetery.