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White House friendship tree that Trump, Macron planted dies

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Insert your best horticulture-international relations metaphor here. The tree was planted last year as a symbol of the enduring relationship between the two countries.
It seemed like a lovely moment of friendship between two leaders who have had their differences, but — well, it’s gone dead.
When French President Emmanuel Macron visited D. C. in April of last year, he and U. S. President Donald Trump planted a sapling from Belleau Wood, the site of a World War I battle in which more than 1,800 Americans died. It was considered a symbol of the enduring friendship between the two countries, as well as what Politico called the “very public bromance” between the two presidents.

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