“The Late Show” host Stephen Colbert attacked President Trump late Tuesday for accrediting himself for the safest year in commercial aviation.
“Trump took credit for no one dying in a plane crash this year,” Colbert said during his broadcast. “That explains his new campaign slogan, ‘Trump 2020: You got to Tulsa, didn’t you?’”
In a tweet earlier Tuesday, Trump took credit for the safest year in commercial air travel after it was confirmed by reports that no commercial passenger jets crashed in 2017.
“Since taking office I have been very strict on Commercial Aviation,” Trump wrote on Twitter. “Good news – it was just reported that there were Zero deaths in 2017, the best and safest year on record!”
A spokesperson for Trump said Tuesday that the president “raised the bar” for the United States’ “aviation safety and security.”
"BUILD THE WALL" bumper stickers now on sale. (BUY NOW)
If you would like to receive Breaking News text alerts on a smartphone or tablet, download the DML APP which is completely FREE and easy to use. Go to the Google Play Store or the IOS App Store and search for DML APP. Be sure to keep the app’s notifications setting on. Another way to receive alerts is to text to 40404 the following message: follow @realdennislynch (be sure to put a space between the word follow and the @ symbol).
To see more stories like this, sign up below for Dennis Michael Lynch’s email newsletter.
Sign up to get breaking news alerts from Dennis Michael Lynch.
NYPD investigating ISIS selfie from NYC posted online