Trump, in photo op, talks of 'calm before the storm'

Trump, in photo op, talks of 'calm before the storm'

October 5th, 2017 by Associated Press in Breaking News

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump, center, poses for a group photo with senior military leaders and spouses in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017. Trump was hosting the dinner for the group. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump has delivered a foreboding message, telling reporters that a photo-op with his senior military leaders might be "the calm before the storm."

Trump had dinner Thursday night with his highest-ranking military aides and their wives. As they posed for a group photo, Trump asked reporters: "You guys know what this represents? Maybe it's the calm before the storm. Could be the calm, the calm before the storm."

On reporter shouted, "What storm Mr. President?"

Trump responded, "You'll find out."

He also praised those assembled for the photo, saying, "We have the world's great military people in this room, I will tell you that."