Trump Wants To Let Kids Ride In His Helicopter At The Iowa State Fair

Donald Trump has asked for permission to bring his helicopter to the Iowa State Fair and give children rides in it, he reportedly told the Daily Mail on Wednesday.

“We’re going to fly it out to Iowa and I’m going to have it there,” Trump, the 2016 Republican presidential candidate told the tabloid. “I’m going to try giving kids lifts in the helicopter.”

“I’m going to try giving kids lifts in the helicopter,” he reportedly told the Daily Mail. “You know, young kids.”

He said he asked the Iowa State Fair for permission to bring the chopper and said he would operate the rides at his own expense and risk, according to the publication.

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