Trump had nothing on his schedule until mid-afternoon Thursday – as Barack Obama was about to take the stage at the civil rights leader’s memorial service.
Senior White House Correspondent, HuffPost
Shirish Dáte is a senior White House correspondent at HuffPost. He's the author of five novels and two political biographies, including one of former Florida Governor Jeb Bush. He has been a journalist for three decades at the Associated Press, the Palm Beach Post, National Journal and NPR. Between Florida and Washington, D.C., were two years and 15,000 ocean miles aboard a 44-foot cutter with his two sons, as they sailed across the Atlantic, through the Mediterranean and back via the Caribbean.
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