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President Trump gave the commencement address at the United States Coast Guard Academy’s graduation ceremony on Wednesday.

After accepting a ceremonial saber, Trump walked back to his seat, which was placed next to Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly. Kelly was caught on camera making a joke to the president about the new gift and the press:


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“You can use that on the press,” Kelly joked.

“Yeah,” Trump agreed.

The president is very open about his distaste for the press, even go so far as to suggest the cancelling of daily White House press briefings.

Hot mic: President Trump and the Secretary of Homeland Security joke about slashing the press with a literal sword Twitter/@SteveKopack
Zuri Davis About the author:
Zuri Davis is a media writer for Rare. Follow her on Twitter @RiEleDavis.
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