Thursday, 15 Nov 2018

Trump says 7 will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump has announced his first recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, including the wife of a major Republican Party donor, the Republican Senator who has served the longest time in history. from the United States, Elvis Presley and Babe Ruth.

Trump will also recognize posthumously the late Justice Antonin Scalia at the Supreme Court.

The medals are awarded to Miriam Adelson, doctor and wife of casino magnate Sheldon Adelson, a Republican donor; Utah Senator Orrin Hatch, who is retiring after more than 41 years in the US Senate; former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Roger Staubach and Alan Page, who started a legal career after leaving the NFL.

The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the country's highest honor for a civilian.

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