Trump Says Notre Dame Burning Is a ‘Terrible Sight to Behold’

‘Notre Dame is one of the great treasures of the world’


TRUMP: “When we left, we had a whole group of you, great representatives, and when we left the plane, it was burning at a level that you rarely see a fire burn. It's one of the great treasures of the world, the greatest artists in the world. Probably, if you think about it, I would say it might be greater than almost any museum in the world and it's burning very badly. It looks like it's burning into the ground. That puts a damper on what we're about to say, to be honest, because that is beyond countries, that's beyond anything. That's a part of our growing up, it's a part of our culture, it's a part of our lives. That's a truly great cathedral. And I've been there, I've seen it, and there's no cathedral like — I think I could say there's probably no cathedral in the world like it. It's a terrible scene. They think it was caused by — at this moment they don't know, but they think it was caused by renovation. And I hope that's the reason. You know, renovation, what's that all about? But it's a terrible site to behold."      

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