The New York Times reports:
President Trump wasn’t simply furious that the flags on federal buildings had been lowered to half-staff to honor the late Senator John McCain in August 2018.
He actually tried to have them raised, again, on all buildings across the country, according to a former senior official at the Department of Homeland Security.
In an interview on Friday, the ex-official, Miles Taylor, said, “I get someone from the White House, a senior person there, who calls and says, ‘What is going on with the flags. The president is upset, this has gone out too soon and he doesn’t want it to happen.’”
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