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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has ordered the U.S. flags be flown at half-staff on federal property in honor of five newspaper journalists slain in Maryland’s capital.
The order comes after Annapolis Mayor Gavin Buckley said Monday Trump had declined his request to lower the flags.
Trump issued a proclamation Tuesday ordering the flags be flown at half-staff through sunset.
The article goes on to state the following:
The White House says Trump ordered the flags be lowered as soon as he learned of the Annapolis mayor’s request.
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