Fit for a President: Trump Gets the ‘El Presidente' From Garland's Stetson Hats

LBJ famously wore one. So did George W. Bush, Ronald Reagan, Dwight Eisenhower and Teddy Roosevelt. President Donald Trump on Thursday donned a Stetson -- the iconic Western hat made in Garland -- at the White House "Made in America" showcase. As part of the "America First" theme of Trump's inauguration, the administration this week is featuring U.S. manufacturing. All 50 states were represented at the event, and Garland's Stetson Hat Company was Texas' representative. It's also a Stetson tradition to give every president a custom hat. Stetson had set up a table of cowboy hats in the East Room of the White House at the event. With a big crowd looking on, Trump tried on a white Stetson to loud applause, calling the hat "beautiful.""We have a hat here especially for him, it's the El Presidente, it's the General Edition and we had it scripted in the sweatband, Donald J. Trump, Make America Great Again 45th President. We have the seal as well," Dustin Noblitt, of Stetson hats told KXAS-TV (Channel 5).Noblitt hand-delivered Trump's hat.  Continue reading...

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