Tree Of Friendship From France's Macron To Trump Dies The oak tree was planted in 2018 and was officially declared dead this month. President Macron will send another saying, "the history of friendship ... between our peoples is ... worth it."
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Tree Of Friendship From France's Macron To Trump Dies

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Tree Of Friendship From France's Macron To Trump Dies

Tree Of Friendship From France's Macron To Trump Dies

Tree Of Friendship From France's Macron To Trump Dies

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The oak tree was planted in 2018 and was officially declared dead this month. President Macron will send another saying, "the history of friendship ... between our peoples is ... worth it."

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. We've been slow to report this story, which sounded too satirical to be true. Days ago, we heard a tree of friendship, which France's president gave the U.S. and planted at the White House with President Trump, is dead. Now it's confirmed. The tree was dug up and quarantined, as agricultural imports are, and did not survive. President Emmanuel Macron will send another, saying, quote, "the history of friendship between our peoples is well worth it."

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