Trump receives honorary ninth-degree black belt in taekwondo

Trump receives honorary ninth-degree black belt in taekwondo


​He got a kick out of this honor.

Former President Donald Trump was presented with an honorary ninth dan black belt in taekwondo over the weekend by the head of one of the sport’s governing bodies at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla.

Trump was presented with the honor by Lee Dong Seop, the president of Kukkiwon, the world taekwondo headquarters located in South Korea.

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A South Korean living in the US organized the meeting, the Korean newspaper Dong-A-Ilbo reported on Monday.

“I heard that Donald Trump is highly interested in Taekwondo,” Lee was quoted as saying by the outlet.​

The 45th president posed with Lee while wearing traditional taekwondo garb in several photographs that were posted on Kukkiwon’s Facebook page. The photos were

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