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The menu for the Trumps’ first state dinner tells a complex American story

Annaliese Griffin
The menu for the Trumps’ first state dinner tells a complex American story

Donald and Melania Trump are hosting their first state dinner tonight, honoring French president Emmanuel Macron, and the menu that the White House has released is not what you might expect from a teetotalling president who has sung the praises of well-done steak, ketchup, fast food (paywall), and chocolate cake. State dinners are far larger,…