Donald Trump offered to buy Hillary Clinton’s well-publicized election night fireworks display in New York City after it was revealed her campaign cancelled the order.
Clinton sought clearance from the city to moor a barge in the Hudson River and shoot off fireworks to celebrate what she thought was her impending victory in the presidential race.
But the New York Post reported the day before the election that her campaign cancelled the plan.
Tonight, Trump revealed to a crowd in Grand Rapids, Michigan that his campaign offered to buy the scrapped display — at a 95 percent discount.
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“So when I heard they spent $7 million on the fireworks, and I didn’t know if we were going to win or lose, but I was feeling really good, but we sent them over just a nice verbal statement,” Trump told the Michigan audience during the latest stop on his “Thank You Tour.”
“We will offer you five cents on the dollar for the fireworks, right?” he said, repeating what he says his campaign told Clinton aides.
“They never responded.”
They were probably too busy panicking over their impending loss to Trump.