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President Trump plays golf, watches sumo, dines with Abe

All papers reported extensively on day two of President Trump’s Japan visit, highlighting his playing golf in Chiba Prefecture in the morning, watching sumo at Ryogoku Kokugikan in the afternoon, and eating dinner at a Japanese-style barbecue restaurant in Roppongi. The papers took special note of the U.S. President’s Cup that President Trump delivered to the sumo tournament winner, noting that spectators at the stadium were elated when the President said “Reiwa one” during the presentation of the certificate. Nikkei wrote that the President and the First Lady received a standing ovation when they were escorted to the seats specially arranged for them near the ring. The local press also spotlighted the informal dinner, listing the names of dishes that the President and First Lady ate.


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