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Trump baffles with tribute to 'American' inventor Bell

During his July 4 "Salute to America" speech, Trump praised America's "quest for greatness," naming Thomas Edison, the Wright Brothers and Alexander Graham Bell, the Scottish-born engineer who was a Canadian citizen at the time he invented the telephone. Trump also mentioned American soldiers taking over airports in 1775, during the Revolutionary War. To read more: »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: Connect with CBC News Online: For breaking news, video, audio and in-depth coverage: Find CBC News on Facebook: Follow CBC News on Twitter: For breaking news on Twitter: Follow CBC News on Instagram: Download the CBC News app for iOS: Download the CBC News app for Android: »»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»» For more than 75 years, CBC News has been the source Canadians turn to, to keep them informed about their communities, their country and their world. Through regional and national programming on multiple platforms, including CBC Television, CBC News Network, CBC Radio,, mobile and on-demand, CBC News and its internationally recognized team of award-winning journalists deliver the breaking stories, the issues, the analyses and the personalities that matter to Canadians.
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