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In face of nuclear threats, Trump predicts Guam will see ‘tenfold’ rise in tourism

Original story at thinkprogress.org• 7 mentions • 2 months ago

In a call Friday with Guam Gov. Eddie Calvo (R), President Donald Trump assured him that the White House is “with you 1,000 percent” following North Korea’s threat of nuclear attack. Then, in signature Trump fashion, the president added that Guam could soon see a “tenfold” increase in tourism. In a video of the conversation with the president posted by Gov. Calvo’s office, Trump can be heard predicting Guam’s growth in tourism following his assurance that he would keep Guam safe. “I just wanted to pay my respects, and we are with you 1,000 percent. You are safe,” Trump said ...