The White House announced US President Donald Trump and the first lady had scuttled plans in France due to bad weather.

When rain grounded Marine One, the president didn’t hit the road because it would have disrupted traffic, says White House

Trump's rain check on honoring Americans killed in WWI prompts backlash

The fallout from President Donald Trump's decision to skip a ceremony honoring fallen American World War I soldiers in France on Saturday because of the rain grew amid the images of other world leaders defying inclement weather to memorialize the sacrifices of military heroes as part of the 100th

White House: Cemetery motorcade would have disrupted roads

PARIS (AP) — Stung by criticism for not attending an event honoring U.S. military dead, the White House says President Donald Trump didn't want to disrupt Paris roadways for a last-minute motorcade to a cemetery in northern France.

The Latest: Trump ruled out cemetery motorcade as disruptive

PARIS — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s cancelled visit to a cemetery in northern France (all times local):2:45 a.m. The White House is offering an additional reason besides bad weather for President Donald Trump not attending a ceremony Saturday to honour American war dead at a c...

Trump Arrives at Ceremony Separately from Other Leaders After Skipping Previous Event for Rain

Trump Arrives at WWI Ceremony Separately from Other Leaders

Trump's Paris trip marked by missed moments -- and a dire warning

First it was a second-place replacement for his own grand military parade. Then it was a stately gesture to illustrate an alliance he's done little to cultivate. After a midterm election drubbing, it...

Clarification: WWI-Trump-Cemetery story

PARIS — In a story Nov. 10 about President Donald Trump cancelling a planned visit to a cemetery for Americans killed in World War I, The Associated Press reported that the Secret Service determines when it’s safe to fly Marine One, the president’s helicopter.

Trump jokingly complains about rain during Armistice speech

Donald Trump joked about being "drenched" by rain as he gave a speech at an Armistice ceremony just a day after cancelling a visit to a cemetery because of poor weather. Talking at the Suresnes American Cemetery in France, he spoke of the “terrible cost” of the allied forces’ victory in World War One. Thanking six World War Two veterans in the crowd, he turned to one and said: “You look so comfortable up there, under shelter, as we’re getting drenched. You’re very smart people.”

Trump honors French and American soldiers of World War I in Armistice Day remarks

President Trump on Sunday paid tribute to American and French soldiers who died in World War I, capping off a two-day visit to France to mark the 100-year anniversary of the war's end.