Trump to give 7 na­tion’s high­est civil­ian honor

The Tribune (SLO) (Sunday) - - Nation & World -

Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump has an­nounced his first re­cip­i­ents of the Pres­i­den­tial Medal of Free­dom and they in­clude the wife of a ma­jor Repub­li­can donor, the longest­serv­ing GOP se­na­tor in U.S. his­tory, Elvis Pres­ley, Babe Ruth and late Supreme Court Jus­tice An­tonin Scalia.

Medals are go­ing to Miriam Adelson, a doc­tor and wife of Repub­li­can donor Shel­don Adelson; Utah Sen. Or­rin Hatch; for­mer Dal­las Cowboys quar­ter­back Roger Staubach and Alan Page, who be­gan a le­gal ca­reer af­ter leav­ing the NFL.

The medal is the na­tion’s high­est honor for a civil­ian.

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