Trump says to visit wounded U.S. veterans at Washington-area hospital

Reuters News
Posted: Apr 22, 2017 12:29 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Saturday that he would visit wounded U.S. veterans at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, the armed forces hospital located in Bethesda, Maryland, outside Washington.

Trump announced the visit at midday in a Twitter post.

"Getting ready to visit Walter Reed Medical Center with Melania," he wrote, referring to his wife Melania Trump.

In the tweet, Trump said, "Looking forward to seeing our bravest and greatest Americans!"

(Reporting by Ginger Gibson; Editing by Kevin Drawbaugh and Chizu Nomiyama)