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In town pool report 4
Franco Ordonez • McClatchy
May 12, 2017: 03:07 PM


At around 2:50, POTUS welcomed pool into the Oval office where he was meeting with a group of charter school students from Charlotte, N.C.. The students are participating in a rocketship model competition.

The more than dozen students stood behind POTUS who was sitting at his desk and laughing with the kids as pool entered.

"That's what happens when you win all the time," POTUS said.

POTUS asked the students what they thought of living in Charlotte, N.C.

"Great City. Great State," POTUS said of Charlotte, N.C.

POTUS then got to the interesting part. He announced that the rocketship the students built was named: "Trump."

It can fly at least 775 feet and staying in the air 43 seconds and return to the ground safely.

The Trump rocket ship has already won various competitions and will compete with 100 more teams at a competition over the weekend in Virginia.

POTUS congratulated the students on their success and asked them if they wanted to be scientists. Some answered yes. Other said engineers.

POTUS asked how they came up with the name.

The pooler didn't hear, but another pooler said one student answered:

"Because you conquer everything."

POTUS leaned back from his chair and give the student a half-hug/handshake and joked that the media wouldn't report the comment.

POTUS wished them luck in the competition.

"If you win, come back and we'll celebrate."



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