White House does not plan Ramadan event

The White House this year broke from precedent by not hosting an event to mark Ramadan. File photo by REUTERS/Zach Gibson WASHINGTON — Breaking with recent White House tradition, President Donald Trump has opted not to host an event marking Islam’s holy month of Ramadan. Past presidents have welcomed Muslim Americans for a traditional iftar, a meal that follows daily fasting from dawn to sunset. Ramadan ends with the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Fitr, which was celebrated Sunday in most...

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