President Donald Trump took to Twitter Monday morning to mark the Memorial Day holiday.
In a video message, Trump reflected on the "fallen soldiers who have paid the ultimate price for our country." Trump also talked about Christian Jacobs, who he met at Arlington National Cemetery last year. The young boy was dressed in full uniform while he visited his father's grave. Trump said Jacobs was special and meeting him was a moment he'll never forget.
In a separate tweet, Trump wished everyone a happy Memorial Day and made reference to positive economic and unemployment statistics.
Trump visited Arlington National Cemetery Monday morning to participate in the wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
Vice President Mike Pence also paid tribute to fallen soldiers, as did first lady Melania Trump and the president’s daughter Ivanka.