Saturday, May 13, 2017

These Charlotte kids named their rocket Trump and went to DC. Guess who took notice?

When students from Charlotte’s Victory Christian Center School decided to revive a rocketry team tradition of naming their rockets, one of the groups christened their rocket Trump.

And if there’s anyone who likes seeing his name on things, it’s the president. So when the team went to Washington, D.C., on Friday to get ready for the national competition, they ended up showing their entry to President Donald Trump in the Oval Office.

“That’s a mean-looking machine, huh?” the president said as the team set down their sleek black projectile with his name in gold letters.

Trump’s daughter, Ivanka Trump, introduced the team when the national press corps came in. They spent a little under 5 minutes exchanging pleasantries and having their pictures taken.

“How did you come up with the name Trump?” the president asked...

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  1. The cool part, all minority kids.

  2. Great story. How come I didn't see it on my local Western North Carolina ABC, CBS, NBC affiliates?

    At least it wasn't a Muslim "clock" like the last president lauded